Study programmes / C-TIMS Timber Structures and Wood Building Construction / Wood-based Materials
Course code:MNBD
Course title in language of instruction:Materiály na bázi dřeva
Course title in Czech:Materiály na bázi dřeva
Course title in English:Wood-based Materials
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester)
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master; master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Král (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Radan Panáček (instructor)
Prerequisites:State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:The aim of the education is theoretical and practical knowledge of veneers and wood copmposite materials. Knowledge of the use of the veneers and laminated wood materials in the furniture production and in the wood based buildings
Course contents:
1.Classification of Veneers and Wood compozite materiále. Used Raw materiáles (allowance 2/1)
2.Parameters of Veneers and Laminated weneer panels production (allowance 1/1)
3.Properties and factors of use Veneers in the final products (allowance 2/1)
4.Veneers with reproducibility textur (allowance 1/1)
5.Construction principles of Laminated veneer materiále (allowance 2/1)
6.Parameters of Plywoods, Blockboards, Veneer blockboards, Cross laminated timbers and special kombi composite materiále - aplications (allowance 4/1)
7.Technological parameters of Microllam and Parallam production and the using (allowance 4/1)
8.Production and use of laminated solid wood panels and lamells (allowance 2/1)
9.Project of veneers and wood based materials production - calculation of material usage, technological calculations (allowance 6/4)
10.Detection of physical and mechnical properties of laminated veneer compozite materiále (allowance 4/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work independently
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Familiarity with material flow for application in wood – constructions
-Knowledge of the wooden based materials, their properties, applications and manufacturing
-Orientation problems of environment protection
-The ability to select appropriate materials for the proposed construction
-Workflow knowledge in the veneers and laminated wood based materials

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Evaluation of participation in lectures and seminars, submission of a seminar work during the semester, submission of a project /defence/ presentation.
Written test - 1 written test will be during the course. Maximum points for test is 15. Test will be written 5th of the semester. Participation on the written test is compulsory.
The course is finished with oral exam (50% of the total mark). Participation on test is compulsory.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     professional educational excursion8 h
     preparation for exam20 h
     preparation for regular assessment12 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h
     report from excursion, tour, practical placement5 h
     writing of seminar paper15 h
Total112 h

Basic reading list
  • HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P. Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2004. 130 p. ISBN 80-7157-751-0.
  • HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P. Kompozitní materiály na bázi dřeva. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 253 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-034-3.
  • HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- KRÁL, P. Vývojové trendy velkoplošných kompozitních materiálů na bázi dřeva - III. Stolařský magazín: Odborný časopis na podporu dřevařské a nábytkářské výroby s vybranými recenzovanými články = Stolársky magazín : Odborný časopis na podporu drevárskej a nábytkárskej výroby s vybranými recenzovanými článkami. 2010. v. 11, no. 7-8, p. 60--61. ISSN 1335-7018.
  • KRÁL, P. Dýhy, překližky a lepené materiály. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 241 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-552-2.