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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Operation of construction machines
2. Subject name in Hungarian Épitőgépek üzeme
3. Code BMEKOEAD004 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Specific course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 48
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 4 Homework 8
Reading written materials 4 Midterm preparation 4 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Bohács Gábor
12. Lecturers Dr. Bohács Gábor
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
The subject aims to survey the advanced construction machine systems and their components. Related optimization problems are presented as well. First specific machines and processes are surveyed. Further possibilities for automation is discussed. These include not only hardware devices but the necessary software as well. The subjects deals with construction machines as system components, where supervision and control is an important issue. During the semester two tests are written and an individual students essay is developed.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Modern construction processes and automation possibilities.
  • Software to support modern construction engineering.
  • System engineering characteristics of construction engineering.
B. Skills
  • Ability to develop construction engineering system and process concepts.
  • Ability to optimize construction engineering systems..
C. Attitudes
  • Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
The grade is calculated from the grade of the individual work and the tests as an average.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Announced at the beginning of the semester
20. Learning materials
Mahesh Varma: Construction equipment and its planning and application
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses