Course detail

Theory of concrete and masonry structures

FAST-DL51Acad. year: 2019/2020

General aspects of design methods of concrete and masonry structures.
Physically non-linear behaviour of structures for different stresses.
Probabilistic method in designing.
Geometric non-linear behaviour of structures. The effects of deformation stresses. Design of structures using specific methods with respect to the non-linear properties and a model of structure as a composite setting. Modelling time-dependent phenomena. Modern methods of design of selected concrete and masonry structures - foundation structure, special building and engineering structures.
Optimisation of design of concrete and masonry structures. Influence and importance of details of designed structure on complete technical solution.

Department

Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures (BZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, design of concrete and masonry structures

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Curtin, W. G., Shaw, G., Beck, J.: Design of Reinforced and Prestressed Masonry. Thomas Telford, London 1988
Nilson, A. H., Darwin, D., Dolan, Ch. W.: Design of Concrete Structures. McGraf-Hill, New York 2004
European Committee for Standardization: Eurocode 2. Design of Concrete Structures. CEN, Brussels 2004
European Committee for Standardization: Eurocode 6. Design of Masonry Structures. CEN, Brussels 2004

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. General aspects of design methods of concrete and masonry structures.
2.-3. Physically non-linear behaviour of structures for different stresses.
4. Probabilistic method in designing.
5. Geometric non-linear behaviour of structures.
6. The effects of deformation stresses.
7. Design of structures using specific methods with respect to the non-linear properties and a model of structure as a composite setting.
8.-9. Modelling time-dependent phenomena.
10. Modern methods of design of selected concrete and masonry structures - foundation structure.
11. Modern methods of design of selected concrete and masonry structures - special building structures.
12. Modern methods of design of selected concrete and masonry structures - special engineering structures.
13. Optimisation of design of concrete and masonry structures.
14. Influence and importance of details of designed structure on complete technical solution.

Aims

Non-linear analysis and optimisation of design of concrete and masonry structures and their parts.
Modelling time-dependent phenomena.
Modern methods of design.

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.

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning