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Statics of Building Structures I

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Course Unit Code228-0202/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
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
228-0204Elasticity and Plasticity
714-0268Mathematics III
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KOL74Ing. Ivan Kološ, Ph.D.
KON09doc. Ing. Petr Konečný, Ph.D.
RAN01Ing. Lenka Koubová, Ph.D.
KRA0017Ing. Petr Král
Ideally flexible cable; deformation of statically determinate structures; unit
forces method; force method; three-moment method; statically indeterminate
beams; statically indeterminate open and closed frames; statically
indeterminate girder trusses; loading by forces and deformations; statically
indeterminate arches; grids; reduction theorem.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Ability to determine degree of statical indeterminancy of structure. Ability to use virtual works method to compute deformations of structures. Ability to work with force method to solve statically indeterminate beams and frames. Ability to efficiently work with three-moments method to solve multi-span continuous beam. Ability to solve structures with force and deformation types of load.
Course Contents
1. Introduction. Virtual work. Principle of virtual works.
2. Computation of frame deflections. Unit force method.
3. Statically indeterminate structures.
4. Force method. Analysis of statically indeterminate frames.
5. Direct displacement loads and temperature loads on statically indeterminate frames.
6. Continuous beam. Three-moments method.
7. Direct displacement loads and temperature loads on continuous beams.
8. Moving loads.
9. Analysis of open frames.
10. Analysis of frames with closed parts.
11. Statically indeterminate arcs.
12. Direct displacement loads and temperature loads on arcs and frames.
13. Deformations of statically indeterminate frames and arcs. Reduction theorem.
14. Analysis of grids.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
J.L. Meriam, L.G.Kraige : Engineering mechanics-statics, Wiley
and Sons, USA

Benda: Stavební statika II, VŠB-TUO, Ostrava, 2005
Recommended Reading:
Timoshenko S.,Young D.H.: Engineering mechanics-statics, Mc Graw-Hill, New York
R.C. Hibbeler: Statics and mechanics of materials, Macmillan Publishing
Company, USA, 1992
Kadlčák, Kytýr: Statika stavebních konstrukcí I, VUTIUM Brno 1999
Kadlčák, Kytýr: Statika stavebních konstrukcí II, VUTIUM Brno 2001
Chobot, Benda, Hájek, Novotná: Statika stavebních konstrukcí II, SNTL Praha 1983
Harvančík, Pekarovič, Sobota:Stavebná mechanika. Príklady, ALFA 1986.
Benda: Stavební statika II
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