Course detail

Selected Chapters of Metal and Timber Structures

FAST-CO053Acad. year: 2017/2018

Standards for design of metal structures.
Steel towers: categorization; static and dynamic analysis; fatigue strength.
Design of steel towers.
Present and perspective structures made from wood, wood based materials and steel elements.
New types of connections used in present timber structures and examples of selected details.
Spatial timber and combined member structures.
Timber shalls, vaults and lamellar structures.
Exploration, reconstruction and strengthening of timber structures.

Department

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will learn the problems of the course and will get under controll the course aims, within the meaning of obtaining knowledge and skills in the field of special topics of design and realization of metal and timber structures, concretized in the course schedule.

Prerequisites

Rules for design of metal and timber structures, static action of bearing systems. Mechanics, Elasticity and Plasticity.

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. Steel towers – categorization.
2. Load of steel towers.
3. Design of steel towers
4. Steel towers - static and dynamic analysis.
5. Fatigue strength.
6. Software for design and analysis of steel structures, design automation.
7. Present and perspective structures made from wood, wood based materials and steel elements – 1. Part: Characteristics and arrangement of selected structural types.
8. Present and perspective structures made from wood, wood based materials and steel elements – 2. Part: Analysis of selected structural types, principles of designing and realization - special hall structures, frame houses, towers and bridges.
9. New types of connections used in present timber structures and examples of selected details. Wood-concrete beams – principles of designing and structural solution.
10. Spatial timber and combined member structures: Timber member domes and vaults – types of structures, principles of their designing and structural solution.
11. Timber shells, vaults and lamellar structures – types of structures, principles of their designing and structural solution.
12. Exploration, reconstruction and strengthening of timber structures – examples of the reconstruction of selected structures.
13. Examples of realized structures and practical design aspects.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of this course and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

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-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer