Course detail

Metal Structures 3

FAST-CO002Acad. year: 2019/2020

Steel towers: categorization; static and dynamic analysis; fatigue strength.
Connections in steel construction system.
Thin-walled cold-formed structures: design principles; specific problems of thin-walled cold-formed structural members; limit states; connections; practical usage.

Department

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students have to manage the aim of the subject, make the acquaintance with course problematic and practice their knowledge and acquirements.

Prerequisites

Metal structures - design of elements and connections of steel structures. Structural 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, load.
2. Steel towers - static and dynamic analysis.
3. Fatigue strength.
4. Connections in steel construction system, Classification of semi rigid connection.
5. Rotation stiffness, moment carrying capacity, numerical analysis.
6. Thin-walled cold-formed structural members – basis of design, material properties, cross-section chracteristics.
7. Local and distorsional buckling of thin-walled cold-formed structural members - theoretical principles of the behaviour, basis of design and assessment in engineering practice.
8. Ultimate and serviseability limit states of thin-walled cold-formed structural members – basis of design and assessemnt.
9. Connections of thin-walled cold-formed structural members – mechanical and welded connections.
10. Strustures made of thin-walled cold-formed structural members – examples of realized structures, practical aspects of design and realization.

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-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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