Course detail

Fire Design of Metal and Timber Structures

FAST-CO058Acad. year: 2017/2018

Fire safety - principles of the thermal analysis, fire loads, basis of the fire reliability.
Design of steel structures of the buildings to the fire effects - steel in fire, fire resistance and reliability of steel structural members and components in tension, compression, bending.
Design of composite steel-concrete structures of the buildings to the fire effects - concrete in fire, fire resistance and resliability of composite steel-concrete structural members and components in compression and bending.
design of timber structures of the buildings to the fire effects - timber in fire, fire reistance and reliability of timber structural members and components in compression and bending, connections of timber structures in fire.

Department

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Design and assessment of the members and components of steel, composite steel-concrete and timber structures of buildings.

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. Fire safety - principles of the thermal analysis, fire loads, basis of the fire reliability.
2. Steel in fire - properties of steel in high temperature, basic principles of the behaviour of steel structures in fire.
3. Fire resistance and reliability of steel structural members subjected to tension.
4. Fire resistance and reliability of steel structural members subjected to compression.
5. Fire resistance and reliability of steel structural members subjected to bending.
6. Concrete in fire - properties of concrete in high temperatures, basic principles of the behaviour of composite steel-concrete structures in fire.
7. Fire resistance and reliability of composite steel-concrete structural members subjected to compression - the column of steel hollow cross-section filled by concrete.
8. Fire resistance and reliability of composite steel-concrete structural members subjected to compression - the column of steel open cross-section fully and partially concrete encased.
9. Fire resistance and reliability of composite steel-concrete structural members subjected to bending - composite steel-concrete beam.
10. Timber in fire - properties of timber and materials based on timber in high temperatures, basic principles of the behaviour of timber structures in fire.
11. Fire resistance and reliability of timber structural members subjected to compression - members made of grown and lamel timber.
12. Fire resistance and reliability of timber structural members subjected to bending - members made of grown and lamel timber.
13. Fire resistance and reliability of the connections of timber structures.

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