Course detail

Civil engineering structures analysis

FAST-DD55Acad. year: 2020/2021

Advanced view of modern methods of static and dynamic response analysis regarding bar, plane, monolithic, and foundation structures (concentrating on the problems of the thesis work themes), presentation of the latest findings of the structural mechanics and numerical mechanics, theory of reliability and the theory of the load carrying structures made of concrete, steel, wood, bricks, etc. Analysis of the modern civil engineering technologies in regards of their demands on the static conditions. Use of the software products in the field of static and dynamic of the load-carrying structures, presentation of manuals of the available programs, development of the computational models and the analysis of the current problems. Presentation of the results of the scientific grant projects held at the Faculty of Civil Engineering in the field of the load-bearing structures.


Institute of Structural Mechanics (STM)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Theory bases corresponding to the knowledge of an engineer. Work with the technical literature in the Czech as well as of foreign languages.


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Recommended optional programme components

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Recommended or required reading

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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction


Work placements

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Course curriculum

1.Introduction to the FEM interface.
2.Definition of the model, specification of the finite elements, load and boundary conditions, types of evaluation.
3.Accuracy of finite elements and elimination of the singularities in the computational models.
4.Modeling of geometric non-linearity at the analysis of the cable structures.
5.Models of plastic behavior, modeling and analysis of the steel structures with regard to the plastic behavior
6.Modeling the material characteristics of concrete, masonry, rock, wood, etc.
7.Contact problems - car travel, joints on the steel structures, foundations.
8.Modeling of the structure technologies.
9.Introduction to the non-linear dynamic of structures.
10.Use of the programs for solving the liquid mechanics, heat convection, noise spread.
11.Presentation of the latest findings of the structural mechanics and the numerical mechanics and the theory of reliability.
12.Use of the complex models of structures for the design and evaluation corresponding to the valid standards.
13.Presentation of the scientific grant project research in the field of the load-bearing structures theory.


Modern methods of the static and dynamic response analysis with use of the software products from the field of static and dynamic. Development of computational models and solution of current problems, presentation of the scientific grant project outputs held at Faculty of Civil Engineering in the field of the analysis of load-bearing 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.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

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