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.
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.
Rules for design of metal and timber structures, static action of bearing systems. Mechanics, Elasticity and Plasticity.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
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.
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