Course Details

Modelling of structures

Academic Year 2022/23

DL62 course is part of 4 study plans

D-K-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

D-K-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

D-P-E-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

D-P-C-SI (N) Winter Semester 1st year

Modern aspects of structures modelling. Application of the truss analogy method for concrete structures design. Principles for the set up and application of strut-tie model.
Relation of the truss analogy method to concrete structures dimensioning. Application of strut-tie model for design of reinforcement of selected structural details. Framed members stress by shear.
Composite structures concrete-concrete.
Commpression field theory. Interaction of the force effects using commpression field theory.
Effects of creep and shrinkage on structures. Structural design of step-by-step constructed structures. Proximate calculation methods of rheological effects solution. Method of time discretion.
Temperature stressed structures - principles of solution and the methods application on specific concrete structures.

Course Guarantor

prof. RNDr. Ing. Petr Štěpánek, CSc., dr. h. c.

Institute

Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures

Objective

Providing information about the modern methods of concrete members design using a truss analogy.
Knowledge of the methods for analysis of concrete structure details and for solution of interaction of force effects on a concrete section.
Understanding of the methods for analysis of long-term effects of concrete and composite structures in view of the rheological properties of concrete.
Explanation of the design method of temperature stressed structures.

Knowledge

A student gains these knowledge and skills:
• Knowledge of the modern methods of concrete members design using a truss analogy.
• Knowledge of the methods for analysis of concrete structure details and for solution of interaction of force effects on a concrete section.
• Understanding of the methods for analysis of long-term effects of concrete and composite structures in view of the rheological properties of concrete.
• Understanding of the design method of temperature stressed structures.

Syllabus

1. Modern aspects of structures modelling. Application of the truss analogy method for concrete structures design.
2. Principles for the set up and application of strut-tie model.
3. Relation of the truss analogy method to concrete structures dimensioning.
4. Application of strut-tie model for design of reinforcement of selected structural details.
5. Framed members stress by shear.
6.-7. Composite structures concrete-concrete.
8. Commpression field theory. Interaction of the force effects using commpression field theory.
9. Effects of creep and shrinkage on structures.
10. Structural design of step-by-step constructed structures.
11. Proximate calculation methods of rheological effects solution.
12. Method of time discretization.
13. Temperature stressed structures - principles of solution and the methods application on specific concrete structures.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, elasticity and plasticity, principles of calculation of the creep and shrinkage effects of concrete on concrete structures design

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

8 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

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

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/252974

Lecture

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Modern aspects of structures modelling. Application of the truss analogy method for concrete structures design.
2. Principles for the set up and application of strut-tie model.
3. Relation of the truss analogy method to concrete structures dimensioning.
4. Application of strut-tie model for design of reinforcement of selected structural details.
5. Framed members stress by shear.
6.-7. Composite structures concrete-concrete.
8. Commpression field theory. Interaction of the force effects using commpression field theory.
9. Effects of creep and shrinkage on structures.
10. Structural design of step-by-step constructed structures.
11. Proximate calculation methods of rheological effects solution.
12. Method of time discretization.
13. Temperature stressed structures - principles of solution and the methods application on specific concrete structures.