Course detail

Application of Computer Technology in Design of Steel Structures (K)

FAST-CO070Acad. year: 2019/2020

Summary of computing systems for statical analysis, design and verification of whole structure and its components, including connections and joints.
Basic methods of computing models formation of real structures.
SCIA computing system: input data, calculation, result interpretation, dimensioning.
Individual tasks solving.

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

Static action of bearing systems, rules for design of steel structures. Metal structures - design of elements and connections of steel structures. Timber structures - design of elements and connections of timber structures.

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. Acquaint with computing systems for static analysis of construction. SCIA computing system – possibilities of application, examples of computing models of realized structures.
2. Elementary input data.
3. Structure geometry – planar model.
4. Structure geometry – spatial model.
5. Model – type of the supports, truss members, nodes.
6. Loading. Loading actions and their combinations.
7. Information about stability.
8. Computation. Evaluation of results.
9. Truss members dimensioning.
10. Non-linearity of computation.

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, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning