Engineering and Transport Structures
FAST-BO01Acad. year: 2020/2021
History, progress and importance of engineering structures in civil engineering
Basic types of building structures and engineering structures and their general characteristics.
Building materials – material properties with aspect of usage in building construction, principal material characteristics.
Load of building structure, load classification, particular kinds of loading actions and their combinations.
Concrete and masonry structures, metal and timber structures – basic types, dispositional and structural design, significant structural details.
Rules of computer modelling of engineering structures.
Concrete and steel bridges, timber over-crossings, masonry bridges and vaults, overview of usable types.
Transportation history, categorization, social aspects, transportation advantages and disadvantages.
Transportation terminology, basic concepts, development policy of transport in CR with respect to EU.
Transport infrastructure, attachment to EU.
Development of world railways, history and railway system characteristics in CR, urban infrastructure and airports, integrated transport systems.
Design of linear structures. Data preparation for computerisation, computer-aided design of linear structures.
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 basic principles of design of civil engineering structures, concretized in the course schedule.
Basic knowledge of building materials, elementary bases of elasticity, strength and structural mechanics.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Salmon, C.G., Johnson, J.E.: Steel Structures: Design and Behavior. Addison-Wesley Pub Co, 1997. (EN)
Kotas, P.: Dopravní systémy a stavby. Vydavatelství ČVUT v Praze, 2002. (CS)
Bajer, M., Karmazínová, M., Puchrík, J. a kol.: Konstrukce a dopravní stavby - studijní opora pro kombinované studium. CERM, elektronická forma, 2004. (CS)
Nilson, A. H., Darwin, D., Dolan, C. W.: Design of Concrete Structures. McGraf-Hill, New York, 2004. (EN)
Ferjenčík,P.,Melcher,J. a kol.: Navrhovanie ocelových konštrukcií. ALFA Bratislava, 1986. (SK)
Chochol, Lehovec a kol.: Cesty a dialnice-Projektovanie. ALFA Bratislava, 1989. (SK)
Tyc, Kubát, Dostál, Havíř: Železniční stavby. Dh-Press Bratislava, 1993. (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Basic types of building structures and engineering structures.
2. Building materials.
3. Basic types of concrete, walled, steel and timber structures.
4. Loading of building structure, load classification, particular kinds of loading actions and their combinations.
5. Rules of design and computer modelling of engineering structures.
6. Rules of structural design of constructions.
7. Concrete, steel and timber bridges and footbridges.
8. Transportation history, categorization, social aspects, transportation advantages and disadvantages.
9. Transportation terminology, basic concepts, development policy of transport in CR with respect to EU. Transport infrastructure, attachment to EU.
10. Development of the world railway system. Progression and characteristics of Czech railway system, ČD organization structure. Basic subdivide of railway structures.
11. Development of world railways, history and railway system characteristics in CR, urban infrastructure and airports, integrated transport systems.
12. Structural and geometrical arrangement of rail tracks, optional position, terminology, basic terms.
13. Design of highways – terminology, basic terms. Data preparation for computerisation, computer-aided design of linear structures.
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.