Course detail

Designing of Hydrotechnical Structures

FAST-BRB008Acad. year: 2023/2024

Project development with respect to water structures (structure assignment and project of the structure)
individual elaboration of formal documents (application for territorial proceedings and building permit) and specific documents (operating and service regulation, flood control plan)
project documents hearing (negotiation) process (gaming simulation)Prerequisites: Specialised courses of water management, water management legislation

Terms and conditions of contracts and valuation of project and engineering works (Commercial law and civil code, Fee system), Construction law 50/1976 Sb. as amended 83/1998 Sb. and implementing regulations, environmental laws, supplier systems in construction in CZ, law 360/1992 Sb. on duty of authorized architectures, engineers and techniques active in construction, site diary, project documentation negotiation, bussines activities of authorized persons, system of standards in water management.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Water management and water structures. Economy and enterprise economy.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


The aim of the subject is to show and discuss auxiliary activities at the consulting and water structures designing. Those are standardisation, legislation, economical and administrative activities and negotiating at designing and construction. Some special types of water management documentation are included as well.
Knowledge in following areas:
- project development with respect to water structures,
- individual elaboration of formal documents ,
- project documents hearing.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization V , 4. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Terms and conditions of contracts – contracting (participants, data, deadlines, control, penalization). 2. Valuation of project and engineering works. 3. Practical application of Construction law. 4.–5. Supplier systems in construction, theirs realization in CZ. 6. Authorization exam according to law 360/1992 Sb., rights and duties of authorized persons. 7. Site diary – content, styles. 8. Negotiation according to law 244/1992 Sb. as amended. 9. Elaboration of project documentation – steps, extent, content. 10. Project documentation negotiation. 11. Bussines activities of authorized persons. 12. Administration and application of standards in water management. 13. Assembling of individual projects, test, credits.


39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. DESIGN PRINCIPLES – engineering works. 2. BUILDING ACT – implementary regulations, administration of approving process. 3. VALUATION OF PROJECT - engineering works, categorization. 4. CONTRACTS – elaboration of contract for work, mandatory contract and other. 5. WATER ACT – assignment related to case project. 6. ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS – assignment related to case project. 7. SUPPLIER SYSTEMS IN CONSTRUCTION – supplier schema for case project. 8. CATCHMENT OPERATION – practical aspects. 9. SITE DIARY, ADMINISTRATION AND APPLICATION OF STANDARDS IN WATER MANAGEMENT – elaboration of case site diary, related standards. 10. REGULATION OF MANIPULATION AND OPERATION, FLOOD PLANS, DISPETCHING – elaboration of manipulation. 11. LAW OF AUTHORIZATION – application for authorization and related relate data. 12.–13. ASSEMBLING OF INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS, TEST, AND CREDITS.