Study programmes / C-TIMS Timber Structures and Wood Building Construction / Product Rating
Course code:HODVY
Course title in language of instruction:Hodnocení výrobků
Course title in Czech:Hodnocení výrobků
Course title in English:Product Rating
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2016/2017 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:prof. Dr. Ing. Petr Horáček (examiner, lecturer)
doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Král (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Miloš Lavický, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Aims of the course:Students will gain detailed knowledge about products, their usability, classification, methods of evaluation of products, legislation on evaluation of products.
Course contents:
1.Characteristics of products and their usefulness (allowance 0/0)
2.Products and their classification (allowance 0/0)
3.Legislation in the evaluation of products (allowance 0/0)
4.Methods of products assessment (allowance 0/0)
5.Practical examples of different types of product evaluation with different methods (allowance 0/0)
6.Sales and marketability of individual product types (allowance 0/0)
7.Presentation of the results of projects processed (allowance 0/0)
8.Credit test (allowance 0/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-professional knowledge

Specific competences:
-Abilities in quality management
-Technical problems analysis and resolution
-The ability to select appropriate materials for the proposed construction
-Workflow knowledge in the wood based materials working

Type of course unit:optional
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:Students will make continuous elaborate of separate projects on the topic, which they will selected. presentation on the excersises - min. 80%, semestral test - min. points 20, - 60 % of all pounts
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     consultation10 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
     elaboration of reports16 h
Total84 h

Basic reading list
  • PLURA, J. Plánování a neustálé zlepšování jakosti. 1st ed. Praha: Computer Press, 2001. 244 p. Business books. ISBN 80-7226-543-1.
  • BRUNECKÝ, P. -- GRYC, V. -- HAVÍŘOVÁ, Z. -- HOLAN, J. -- HOLOUŠ, Z. -- HORÁČEK, P. -- HRÁZSKÝ, J. -- JANÁK, K. -- KRÁL, P. -- MUZIKÁŘ, Z. -- ONDRÁČEK, K. -- ROUSEK, M. -- ŠOPÍK, M. -- VAVRČÍK, H. Zpracování dřeva: materiály -- výrobky -- konstrukce -- technologie. 1st ed. Plzeň: Verlag Dashöfer, 2009. 650 p. ISSN 1803-8905.
Recommended reading list
  • IMLER, K. Strategické systémy kvality. Pardubice: Ing. Radek Lívat, 2008. 192 p. ISBN 978-80-904156-0-7.
  • SIMANOV, V. Stav světových lesů v roce 2009.  [online]. 2009. URL: .
  • KOLEKTIV, K. Forest Products Annual Market Review .  [online]. 2011. URL: