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Elements of Steel and Timber Structures

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Course Unit Code221-0927/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
PrerequisitiesCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit Title
221-0926Actions on Building Structures
228-0201Building statics
228-0204Elasticity and Plasticity
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
LOK33prof. Ing. Antonín Lokaj, Ph.D.
KRI10doc. Ing. Vít Křivý, Ph.D.
ROS11Ing. Miroslav Rosmanit, Ph.D.
Summary
1. Preface, history of steel structures, the applications, some representative structures, the production of steel, material properties of steel, tests of material, the identification of steels.
2. Limit state design, analysis of steel structures, imperfections in steel structures.
3. Classification of cross sections, tension, compression, effective buckling lengths, bending, shear, torsion,
4. Lateral-torsional stability, combination of internal forces, uniform built-up compression members, serviceability limit states.
5. Welded connections.
6. Connections made with bolts, rivets or pins.
7. Plated structural elements, effective width approaches in design, plate buckling effects due to direct stresses, resistance to shear, resistance to transverse loads, interaction, stiffeners and detailing.
8. Composite steel and concrete structures.
9. Timber structures: introduction, material properties.
10. Basics of timber carrying structure design and realization problems.
11. Timber: tension, compression, bending, shear, torsion.
12. Stability and buckling.
13. Joints in timber structures. Dowel-type fasteners.
14. Punched metal plate fastener joints. Glued joints
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
After completing this subject, students will be able to understand and apply the following skills and topic areas:
- the basic knowledge needed for design and assessment of members and joints in steel structures according to European standards;
- the basic knowledge needed for design and assessment of members and joints in timber structures according to European standards.
Course Contents
Lectures:
1. Preface, history of steel structures, the applications, some representative structures, the production of steel, material properties of steel, tests of material, the identification of steels.
2. Limit state design, analysis of steel structures, imperfections in steel structures.
3. Classification of cross sections, tension, compression, effective buckling lengths, bending, shear, torsion,
4. Lateral-torsional stability, combination of internal forces, uniform built-up compression members, serviceability limit states.
5. Welded connections.
6. Connections made with bolts, rivets or pins.
7. Plated structural elements, effective width approaches in design, plate buckling effects due to direct stresses, resistance to shear, resistance to transverse loads, interaction, stiffeners and detailing.
8. Composite steel and concrete structures.
9. Timber structures: introduction, material properties.
10. Basics of timber carrying structure design and realization problems.
11. Timber: tension, compression, bending, shear, torsion.
12. Stability and buckling.
13. Joints in timber structures. Dowel-type fasteners.
14. Punched metal plate fastener joints. Glued joints.

Tutorials:
1. Introduction, physical and mechanical properties (steel), typical cross-sections, basic tension, compression, bending and shear resistance of a cross-section.
2. Weld connections, design principles, WE (worked example) WE01 - Welds of a Fin Plate Connection.
3. WE02 - Bolt Connection of a cantilever - Welds of a Face, WE03 - Welds Connection of Steel Angles.
4. Bolt connections, design principle (normal bolts), WE04 - Bolt Connection of a Cantilever.
5. WE05 - Bolt Connection of Simple Horizontal Beam.
6. Bolt connections, design principles (preloaded bolts), WE06 - Bolt Connection of a Cantilever (preloaded bolds).
7. Buckling resistance, WE07 - Buckling Resistance of a Double-Symmetric Section.
8. WE08 - Buckling Resistance of a Single-Symmetric Section, WE09 - Buckling Resistance of a Member of Two Angles.
9. Buckling resistance of members subjected to bending, WE10 - Laterall-torsional Buckling Resistance of a Beam.
10. Introduction, material properties (timber), types of timber sections, the basic methods of stress, timber sections bearing capacity.
11. Tension and compression, carpentry joints - examples.
12. Buckling, bending - examples.
13. Serviceability limit state - examples.
14. Joints with metal fasteners - nails joint of a tension flange.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1. EN 1993-1-1 Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1: General rules and rules for buildings. CEN, Brussels.
2. EN 1993-1-8 Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1: Design of joints. CEN, Brussels.
3. EN 1994-1-1 Eurocode 4: Design of composite steel and concrete structures – Part 1: General rules and rules for buildings. CEN, Brussels.
4. EN 1995-1-1 Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures – Part 1: Common rules and rules for buildings. CEN, Brussels.
1. ČSN EN 1993-1-1 Eurokód 3: Navrhování ocelových konstrukcí – část 1-1: Obecná pravidla a pravidla pro pozemní stavby. ČNI, 2006.
2. ČSN EN 1993-1-1 Eurokód 3: Navrhování ocelových konstrukcí – část 1-8: Navrhování styčníků. ČNI, 2006.
3. ČSN EN 1994-1-1 Eurokód 4: Navrhování spřažených ocelobetonových konstrukcí – část 1-1: Obecná pravidla a pravidla pro pozemní stavby. ČNI, 2006.
4. ČSN EN 1995-1-1 Eurokód 5: Navrhování ocelových konstrukcí – část 1-1: Společná pravidla a pravidla pro pozemní stavby. ČNI, 2006.
Recommended Reading:
1. Silva, L.S. et al.: Design of steel structures, 2010 ISBN (ECCS) 978-92-9147-098-3, ISBN (Ernst & Sohn) 978-3-433-02973-2.
2. www.access-steel.com
3. Kuklík, P.: Timber Structures 10, CVUT Praha, 2007.
4. http://FAST10.VSB.CZ/TEMTIS/EN
1. Studnička, J.: Ocelové konstrukce. ČVUT Praha, 2006, ISBN 80-01-03473-9.
2. Silva, L.S. et al.: Design of steel structures, 2010 ISBN (ECCS) 978-92-9147-098-3, ISBN (Ernst & Sohn) 978-3-433-02973-2.
3. www.access-steel.com
4. Macháček, J. et al.: Navrhování ocelových konstrukcí – Příručka k ČSN EN 1993-1-1 a ČSN EN 1993-1-8. Navrhování hliníkových konstrukcí – Příručka k ČSN EN 1999-1. Informační centrum ČKAIT, Praha, 2009, ISBN 978-80-87093-86-3.
5. Studnička, J.: Navrhování spřažených ocelobetonových konstrukcí k ČSN EN 1994-4-1. ČKAIT, Praha, 2009, ISBN 978-80-87093-85-6
6. Kuklík P., Kuklíková A.: Dřevěné konstrukce 10 - příklady navrhování, ČVUT Praha 2000.
7. http://FAST10.VSB.CZ/TEMTIS
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined