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Course detail

Supporting Structures I

Course unit code: FA-NK1
Academic year: 2010/2011
Type of course unit: compulsory
Level of course unit: Bachelor's (1st cycle)
Year of study: 2
Semester: winter
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Basic knowledge of reliability of building structurs, load according to ČSN 73 0035 and ČSN ENV 1991.
Properties of wood, steel and aluminium, and their influence on the design of structures. Basics of designing and executing metal and wood structures according to relevant standards. Structural elements, joints and structural arrangement of buildings.
Mode of delivery:
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
Basic knowledge inthe fields of elasticity and strength, structural mechanics.
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
Load of building structures, kinds of load, basic effects of load. Principles of reliability of structures, limit state calculation.
Metal and wood structures. Development and significance of steel and wood structures in building industry, service life of steel and wood structures. Introduction into the problems of designing and implementing metal and wood structures. Properties of steel, wood an aluminium.
Methods of calculating bearing sections in the solution of the structural system.
Assortment of structural elements. Joints of metal and wood structures.
Starting points in designing supporting structures of buildings. Structural arrangement of metal and wooden buildings, wind bracing.
Examples of implemented metal and wood structures.
Recommended or required reading:
ČSN P ENV 1991-1 Zásady navrhování a zatížení konstrukcí (CS)
Petříčková, M. : Ocelové nosné konstrukce, předběžný návrh pro architekty, CERM, Brno, 2001 (CS)
Lorenz, K., Kalousek, J., Vítová, M.: Navrhování nosných konstrukcí. Vydavatelství ČVUT, 1998 (CS)
Petříčková, M.:Přednáškové prezentace. VUT FA. Brno. 2007 (CS)
Studnička, Macháček, Votlučka : Ocelové konstrukce 20, skriptum, ČVUT Praha, 1997 (CS)
ČSN 73 1401 Navrhování ocelových konstrukcí (CS)
Petříčková, M.: E-learningový kurz Nosné konstrukce I, projekt FRVŠ (CS)
Kuklík. P.: Navrhování dřevěných konstrukcí, Praha,1997 (CS)
ČSN P ENV 1995-1-1 (73 1701) Navrhování dřevěných konstrukcí. Část 1-1: Obecná pravidla a pravidla pro pozemní stavby (CS)
Kuklík, P., Studnička, J.,: Dřevěné a kovové konstrukce, Informatorim , Praha , 2006 (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:
Conditions of being granted credit - attendance at tutorials,working out and submission of a
semestral assignment, test
Form of examination - combined exam
Method and rules of the subject's resulting classification -summary of point evaluation of work at tutorial (range of 20 - 40 points) and exam ( range of 30 - 60 points)
Language of instruction:
Work placements:
Not applicable.
Course curriculum:
1. load and reliability building construction
2. steel, characteristics, meaning steel construction in historical connections
3. proposal bearing construction, communications
4. palatal building
5. indoor construction
6. indoor construction, poles , tower
7. instances contemporary steel construction
8. timber work, characteristics, communications
9. drafting wooden construction
10.make - up wooden construction, design
11.examples using
12.aluminium construction
Understanding of the principle of system reliability, orientation in the impacts leading to a change in the stress-state of a structure, understanding of load and load bearing capacity of a structural element and of the whole structure. Gaining basic knowledge of wood and metal structures, needed for designing the supporting structure with regard to implementation.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Lectures are not obligatory, tutorials are obligatory - attendance at tutorials and the progress of work on semestral assignment are regularly monitored. Missed lessons can be made up for in another group or by individual arrangement with the teacher.

Type of course unit:

Lecture: 26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. Monika Petříčková, Ph.D.
Exercise: 12 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. Monika Petříčková, Ph.D.

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