Course detail

Structural Mechanics II

FA-SM2CompulsoryBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Summer semester1. year of study3  credits

Deals with the analysis of characteristic examples of more complex types of structures, which enables to understand their behaviour and, accordingly, to make principal conceptual decisions.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Gaining knowledge of static action and stress in more complex cases of bearing structures


Knowledge of basics of structural mechanics,in which the subject follows.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kolendowicz, T.: Stavební mechanika pro architekty, SNTL, Praha,1984 (CS)
Kadlčák, J.,Kytýr, J.: Statika stavebních konstrukcí I., VUTIUM, 1998 (CS)
Petříčková, M.:e-learning - Stavební mechanika II – multimediální podpora (CS)
Saandaken, B.N., Eggen,.P.: Die konstruktivem Principen der Architektur, Birkhäuser Verlag, Berlin, 1994 (DE)
Kylián, J.: Stavební mechanika a statika I.,II., skriptum FA VUT Brno (CS)
Crha, M.,Šmiřák, S.,Dočkal P.:Pružnost a plasticita I.,skriptum FAST VUT Brno, 1991 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Working out of assignments, written theoretical and numerical examination.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Compound cases straining - strutting pressure, biaxial moment, pressure, twisting, method solving SN construction, funicular, arc and areal construction.


Understanding the effect of stress on the behaviour of the more complex types of structures.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Active attendance at tutorials, continuous work on assignments.

Type of course unit



12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer