Course detail

Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures Exposed to Fire

FAST-CL062Acad. year: 2017/2018

Effects of fire on reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and masonry structures. Methods of fire resistance verification and methods for determination of physical-mechanical properties of concrete and steel at increased temperatures. Methods for verification of fire resistance of concrete elements and structures.
Design of reinforced concrete and masonry elements on the effects of fire by simplified calculation methods. Design of elements and structures from high-strength concrete.

Department

Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures (BZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, masonry structures, concrete structures, prestressed concrete

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. The behaviour of concrete and concrete structures during the fire. Effects of fire on structural bearing capacity.
2.– 3. Evaluation of fire resistance, temperature of concrete and reinforcement during the fire. Analysis of the effects of fire and fire load calculation.
4.– 5. Properties of concrete and reinforcement at increased temperatures. Determination of mechanical and physical characteristics of concrete and steel.
6.– 7. Design principles. Design methods for concrete structures exposed to fire - design according to the tables.
8.– 9. Simplified calculation methods and advanced computational methods. Special features of the proposal of elements from high-strength concrete on the effects of fire.
10.– 11. Properties of masonry at increased temperatures. Determination of mechanical and physical characteristics of masonry.
12. – 13. Design principles. Design methods for masonry structures exposed to fire.

Aims

Not applicable.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

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

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer