Course Details

Reliability of Road Structures

DMB019 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

General aspects of reliability of road network, systems and structures. The use of reliability and probability approach in solving of problems in construction, improvement and maintenance of road and street network. Presentation of present and future research of Road structure institute. The students of different specialization present the reliability approaches in structures and systems dealing with their thesis. Looking for methodology that can be used in thesis.

Course Guarantor

prof. Dr. Ing. Michal Varaus

Institute

Institute of Road Structures

Learning outcomes

The goal of the subject is gaining the basic information about the realibity of road constructions and their design. Based on the gained information and study of literature the further goal is the elaboration of seminary work on the given theme, including its presentation. The student will also get to know with the methodology of the elaboration of the doctor theses.

Prerequisites

structural mechanics, design of structures, reliability, probability, physics

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Objective

Main goal is to define the reliability of road network, systems and structures and present the principles solving of problems by using of reliability aproache

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

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Lecture

3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1. Introduction and preparation of literature to be studied.
3.–5. Individully studium and preparation of Seminar work dealing with appointed theme.
6.–7. Seminar, discussion of seminar work.
8.–10. Deepening of reliability and probability aproach and sugestion of methodology of thesis.
11.–13. Presentation of works and detailed discussion.