Course Details

Theory of Metal and Timber Structures

Academic Year 2024/25

DOB037 course is part of 8 study plans

DKA-K Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-K Summer Semester 1st year

DKC-K Summer Semester 1st year

DPC-K Summer Semester 1st year

DKA-S Winter Semester 2nd year

DPA-S Winter Semester 2nd year

DKC-S Winter Semester 2nd year

DPC-S Winter Semester 2nd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



8 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment


Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective


1.–2. Principles of reliability of metal and timber structures. 3. Probability parameters and characteristics of effects acting on structures. 4. The characteristic quantities. 5. Design resistance of steel and timber structures. 6.–7. Improvement of theoretical design model of structural system. 8.–9. Initial imperfections of structural members and structural systems. 10. Ideal and actual structure. 11.–12. Problem of interaction and influence of relationships between structural members and carried members on actual action of members of structural systems. 13. Ductility of connections and joints. Semi-rigid joints.