Metal Bridges II (DST)
FAST-CO03Acad. year: 2020/2021
Bevelled bridges and curved bridges.
Composite steel-concrete bridges - structural design, basic principles of static design, using of bridges, erection.
Suspended and cable-stayed bridges - structural design, basic principles of static design.
Erection of bridges.
Examples of realized bridge 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 design of more complicated structural systems of metal and steel-concrete bridges, concretized in the course schedule.
Design of members, components and connections of steel structures. Metal bridges - plated-girder and truss-girder bridges. Design of members and components of concrete structures. Static solution of truss structures and arches including influence lines. Basis of static solution of cable-stayed and suspended structures.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Faltus, F.: Ocelové mosty příhradové, obloukové a visuté. Academia Praha, 1971. (CS)
Pechar,J., Schindler,A.: Kovové mosty. SNTL Praha, 1990. (CS)
Johnson,R.P. - Buckby, R.J.: Composite Structures of Steel and Concrete - Vol.2: Bridges. COLLINS London, 1986. (EN)
Tomica, V. - Sokolík, A. - Zemko, Š.: Údržba a rekonštrukcia mostov. Alfa Bratislava, 1992. (SK)
SCI - The Steel Construction Institute: ESDEP - European Steel Design Education Programme. U.K., 2000. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Composite steel-concrete bridges
2. Composite steel-concrete bridges
3. Box girder bridges
4. Bevelled bridges
5. Curved bridges
6. Arched bridges
7. Arched bridges
8. Suspended bridges
9. Cable-stayed bridges
10. Bridge supports
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.