Course detail

Special Machines and Equipment

FAST-CW053Acad. year: 2023/2024

Mechanization and automation of work, a list of main engines and mechanical assemblies used in the manufacture of building materials, production of concrete products, manufacture and application of specialty malt and raw materials for injection, remote control of machines and equipment, robotics and automation, recycling building materials from a variety of materials, diamond technique, applicable legislation.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Technology, Mechanisation and Construction Management (TST)

Entry knowledge

Knowledge of building material technology. Basic knowledge of mechanical engineering and machinery. Information, control and measurement technology.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


·The objective of the subject is to expand the knowledge of the students by additional machine complexes and components so that they get the knowledge of entire, even special equipment of the production of building materials /BM/.The students are acquainted with information systems in BM production management. Laser and ultrasonic navigation and control systems. Robotics and automation technology. Robotics application in the preparation and forming of the components reinforcement. State-of the art technology at recycling of building materials. Diamond technology. Technology for forming of surfaces. Atmospheric protection, anti-corrosion protection
The students will master the objective of the course – will get an overview of all machines and equipment applied at the production of concrete and structural elements in prefabrication. They will be become familiar with transport machines and equipment, crushing machines, mills and screeners, further on with machines and equipment for production of concrete mixture, for preparation of reinforcement and welding, as well as pre-stressing machines and equipment. Attention is given to vibrating machinery, machinery maintenance, production lines and machines for production of concrete products.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1.Introduction to mechanization and automation of work, list of main machinery and mechanical assemblies used in the manufacture of building materials. 2. Machinery and mechanical assembly for the production of concrete products. 3. Machinery and facility for the production and application of special mortars and raw materials for injection. 4. Remote control of machinery and facility 5. Excursions 6. Robotization and automation in the production of building materials 7. Machinery a facility for the recycling of building materials from different raw materials 8. Diamond technology 9. Safety, ecology, ergonomics 10.Valid legislation for the acquisition, installation and operation of the machinery.


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1.Introduction to the subject and requirements. Individual assignment of the seminary work- the machinery facility for concrete production. 2. Example 1: Proposal of mobile concrete mixing plant 3. Consultation to example 1. 4. Excursion to the production of concrete products 5. Example 2: Design of machinery facility for the production and application of injection mortars 6. Consultation of the example 2. 7. Submission Example 1.,2. 8. Consultation on individual assignments. 9. Consultation on individual assignments. 10. Test, presentations of individual assignments.