Course detail

Modelling of structures

FAST-DL62Acad. year: 2019/2020

Modern aspects of structures modelling. Application of the truss analogy method for concrete structures design. Principles for the set up and application of strut-tie model.
Relation of the truss analogy method to concrete structures dimensioning. Application of strut-tie model for design of reinforcement of selected structural details. Framed members stress by shear.
Composite structures concrete-concrete.
Commpression field theory. Interaction of the force effects using commpression field theory.
Effects of creep and shrinkage on structures. Structural design of step-by-step constructed structures. Proximate calculation methods of rheological effects solution. Method of time discretion.
Temperature stressed structures - principles of solution and the methods application on specific concrete structures.

Department

Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures (BZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student gains these knowledge and skills:
• Knowledge of the modern methods of concrete members design using a truss analogy.
• Knowledge of the methods for analysis of concrete structure details and for solution of interaction of force effects on a concrete section.
• Understanding of the methods for analysis of long-term effects of concrete and composite structures in view of the rheological properties of concrete.
• Understanding of the design method of temperature stressed structures.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, elasticity and plasticity, principles of calculation of the creep and shrinkage effects of concrete on concrete structures design

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Bažant, Z.P.: Mathematical Modeling of Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete. John Wiley and Sons, New York 1988
Collins, M. P., Mitchell, D.: Prestressed Concrete Structures. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 1991
Hsu,T.T.C., Mo, Y. L.: Unified Theory of Concrete Structures. Wiley 2010
Šmerda, Z., Křístek, V.: Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete Elements and Structures. SNTL, Praha 1988

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. Modern aspects of structures modelling. Application of the truss analogy method for concrete structures design.
2. Principles for the set up and application of strut-tie model.
3. Relation of the truss analogy method to concrete structures dimensioning.
4. Application of strut-tie model for design of reinforcement of selected structural details.
5. Framed members stress by shear.
6.-7. Composite structures concrete-concrete.
8. Commpression field theory. Interaction of the force effects using commpression field theory.
9. Effects of creep and shrinkage on structures.
10. Structural design of step-by-step constructed structures.
11. Proximate calculation methods of rheological effects solution.
12. Method of time discretization.
13. Temperature stressed structures - principles of solution and the methods application on specific concrete structures.

Aims

Providing information about the modern methods of concrete members design using a truss analogy.
Knowledge of the methods for analysis of concrete structure details and for solution of interaction of force effects on a concrete section.
Understanding of the methods for analysis of long-term effects of concrete and composite structures in view of the rheological properties of concrete.
Explanation of the design method of temperature stressed structures.

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 D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning