Course detail

Concrete structures (M)

FAST-BL008Acad. year: 2019/2020

Reinforced concrete load-bearing structures. Structural systems of one and multi-stories buildings. Monolithic skeleton structures. Two-way slabs edge and locally supported. Foundation structures.
Prestressed concrete - principals, materials, types, method of prestressing, principles of design, prestressing and its changes, ultimate and serviceability limit states. Precast structures and specialities of their design. Selected engineering structures. Principles of masonry structures design. Expansion joints and units.

Department

Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures (BZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student gains these knowledge and skills:
• Knowledge of the principles of static solution of concrete structures and buildings.
• Virtue for designing principal types of structures of building construction and civil engineering together with the ability of preparing relevant technical drawings.
• Understanding of the principles of prestressed structures behaviour with correct application of the prestressing effects in practice.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, theory of elasticity, load, design of concrete members

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.-2. Structural systems of multi-storey monolithic skeleton constructions – arrangement systems, loading, space stiffness, ceiling structures, dimensioning, static solution, redistribution and restriction of forces, reinforcement arrangement, constructive principles.
3. RC monolithic hall structures.
4.-5. RC two-way slabs edge supported and locally supported.
6. Foundation structures – footings, continuous footings, grids, slabs.
7. Prestressed concrete - principle, materials, method of prestressing, principles of design.
8. Prestressing and its changes, ultimate and serviceability limit states.
9. Precast load-bearing structures halls and buildings - design and reinforcing, stability and stiffness.
10. Specialities in design of precast structures – influence of manufacturing, transport and assembly, design of joints, anchorages and mounting lugs, action in assembly course.
11.-12. Principles of design of selected engineering structures – storage tanks, silos, reservoirs, retaining walls.
13. Principles of masonry structures design. Expansion joints and units.

Aims

To teach the students to the principles of static solution of concrete structures and buildings.
To gain ability for design of the principal types of structures of building construction and civil engineering together with preparing relevant technical drawings.
To understand the principles of prestressed structures behaviour with correct application of the prestressing effects in practice.

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 B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer