Course detail

Informatics (R)

FAST-CU001Acad. year: 2023/2024

• Introduction in design using BIM technology. Learning principes and methods for create Building Information Model.
• Techniques for create schedules, views and enable coordination, construction simulation, and whole-project analysis for integrated project review.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Science (AIU)

Entry knowledge

Modeling in 2D, Basic knowledge in Civil Engineering and Construction Process Technology.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


The course focuses on the structured design of programs dealing with object-oriented and event-driven programming in Visual Basic environment. The course is designed to acquaint students with advanced features and programming language constructs and their use to extend the functionality of current software products. Students will design and debug programs in Visual Basic using the components of modern applications.
Programming in Visual Basic using modern techniques of events driven programming, component technology and object-oriented programming

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-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction to digital technology for project management in civil engineering. 2. BIM technology, possibilities of BIM model, simulation and analyses. 3. BIM – Time periods and phases. 4.–9. BIM – Modeling of basic constructions. 10–11. BIM – Modeling HVAC parts. 12. Other segments for using BIM model (teamwork, facility management). 13. Coordination and schedules from 2D documentation.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Digital tools for project management. 2. BIM – Introduction to BIM software, principles for creating BIM model. 3. BIM – Levels, sections, views and constraints. 4. BIM – Walls, columns and floors. 5. BIM – Windows, doors, ceilings. 6. BIM – Phases of project. 7.–8. BIM – Create schedules, legends and documentation. 9.–10. BIM – Create HVAC distribution. 11. BIM – Simulation and analyses. 12. Coordination in 2D – Principles and recommendations. 13. Schedules in 2D – Create schedules from 2D documentation.