Course Details

Members of Metal Structures

Academic Year 2022/23

BOA002 course is part of 4 study plans

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

BPA-SI Summer Semester 1st year

BKC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

Basics of metal bearing structure design and realization problems. Advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, situation and prospects in the branch.
Material and selection of structural members.
Principles and rules of reliability approach in steel structures, allowable and ultimate limit state design methods. Probabilistic approach in steel structures.
Geometric and static characteristics of open and closed cross-sections of thin-walled steel members.
Connections of metal structures – principles of structural design (bolted, frictional and welded connections).
Tensile members. Bending – elastic and plastic action.
Simple and warping torsion of thin-walled open and closed cross-section members.
Stability and buckling resistance of compression members of solid and composed section.
Lateral buckling.
Members subject to tension and bending, compression and bending stress.
Global and local stability problems. Load-bearing capacity of thin-walled members.
Repeated load resistance of steel structures. Factors affecting steel fatigue strength.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Marcela Karmazínová, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

Objective

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of this course and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

Knowledge

Student will learn and get under control the aims of matter in
teachings, focused to problems of elements of metal structures, in term of content amplificated more in detail in the schedule of related training subject.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to problems of the design and realization of steel load-bearing structures. Advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, situation and perspective of branch development.
2. Materials and assortment of structural elements.
3. Principles and rules of steel structures reliability, method of allowable stress and limit state design method. Design of steel structures with use of probability approach.
4. Geometric and static characteristics of ope nand closed thin-walled cross-sections of steel structures members.
5. Bolted joints and frictional joints.
6. Fillet welds.Butt welds, plug welds, slott welds.
7. Tension members. Bending of beams - elastic and elastically-plastic action.
8. Saint-Vénant torsion and mixed torsion of thin-walled members with open and closed cross-section.
9. Buckling resistance of compression members with compact and built-up section.
10. Lateral-torsional buckling of girders in bending.
11. Members in bending and tension, and under bending and compression.
12. Load-bearing capacity of thin-walled cross-sections. Critical and post-critical load-bearing capacity of a plain girders with thin walls. Resistance of steel structures to the action of repeated load. Factors which influence pulsating fatigue limit of steel structures.

Prerequisites

Basics of university mathematics, physics and chemistry, statics, strength and plasticity, section characteristics, design principles of structures and traffic constructions, loading of structural systems.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Credits

5 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/256308

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction to problems of the design and realization of steel load-bearing structures. Advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, situation and perspective of branch development.
2. Materials and assortment of structural elements.
3. Principles and rules of steel structures reliability, method of allowable stress and limit state design method. Design of steel structures with use of probability approach.
4. Geometric and static characteristics of ope nand closed thin-walled cross-sections of steel structures members.
5. Bolted joints and frictional joints.
6. Fillet welds.Butt welds, plug welds, slott welds.
7. Tension members. Bending of beams - elastic and elastically-plastic action.
8. Saint-Vénant torsion and mixed torsion of thin-walled members with open and closed cross-section.
9. Buckling resistance of compression members with compact and built-up section.
10. Lateral-torsional buckling of girders in bending.
11. Members in bending and tension, and under bending and compression.
12. Load-bearing capacity of thin-walled cross-sections. Critical and post-critical load-bearing capacity of a plain girders with thin walls. Resistance of steel structures to the action of repeated load. Factors which influence pulsating fatigue limit of steel structures.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Introduction to problems of the design and realization of steel load-bearing structures. Loading of building structures.
2. Materials and assortment of structural elements.Method of allowable stress and limit state design method. Design of steel structures with use of probability approach.
3. Geometric and static characteristics of open and closed thin-walled cross-sections of steel structures members.
4. Bolted joints and frictional joints.
5. Fillet welds. Butt welds, plug welds, slot welds.
6. Tension members. Bending of beams - elastic and elastically-plastic action.
7. Saint-Vénant torsion and mixed torsion of thin-walled members with open and closed cross-section.
8. Buckling resistance of compression members with compact section.
9. Buckling resistance of compression members with built-up section.
10. Lateral-torsional buckling of girders in bending.
11. Members in bending and tension, and under bending and compression.
12. Load-bearing capacity of thin-walled cross-sections.