Course detail

Selected Chapters of Metal and Timber Structures

FAST-NOB022Acad. year: 2020/2021

Standards for design of steel towers.
Steel towers: categorization; static and dynamic analysis; fatigue strength.
Design of steel towers.
Present and perspective structures made from wood, wood based materials and steel elements.
Advanced types of connections used in present timber structures and examples of selected details.
Analysis of timber floor vibration.
Wood to concrete structures.
Exploration, reconstruction and strengthening of timber structures.

Department

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will learn the problems of the course and will get under controll the course aims, within the meaning of obtaining knowledge and skills in the field of special topics of design and realization of metal and timber structures, concretized in the course schedule.

Prerequisites

Rules for design of metal and timber structures, static action of bearing systems. 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.
2. Load of steel towers.
3. Steel towers – static and dynamic analysis.
4. Fatigue strength.
5. Anchoring of towers, erection and maintenance of towers.
6. Software for design and analysis of steel structures, design automation.
7. Present and perspective structures made from wood, wood based materials and steel elements.
8. Advanced types of connections used in present timber structures and examples of selected details.
9. Analysis of timber floor vibration.
10. Wood to concrete structures, principles of their designing and structural solution.
11. Exploration and reconstruction of timber structures – examples of the reconstruction of selected structures.
12. Strengthening of timber structures – examples of the strengthening of selected structures.
13. Examples of realized structures and practical design aspects.

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 NPC-SIS Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer