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Elasticity and Plasticity

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Course Unit Code228-0204/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
PrerequisitiesCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit Title
228-0201Building statics
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KRE13prof. Ing. Martin Krejsa, Ph.D.
LAU33Ing. Lenka Lausová, Ph.D.
Fundamental principles of design and assessment of structural elements. Stress
and strain analysis after 1st order theory. Introduction of applications according to 2nd order theory. Elastic-plastic behaviour of materials.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students manage the design and assessment of the structural elements with respect to basic types of stresses. Determination of the reactions and internal forces on the simple statically indetermined structures is managed.
Course Contents
1. Introduction.
2. Stress and strain. Mechanical properties of materials.
3. Principles of structural desing.
4. Tension and compression members.
5. Torsion.
6. Bending.
7. Shear.
8. Deflections of beams: integration of deflection curve.
9. Deformation of beams: Mohr method.
10. Introduction to plane stress problem.
11. Elastic stability.
12. Elastic and elastic-plastic behaviour of materials.
13. Introduction to fatique, to fracture mechanics and to rheological behaviour of material and structures.
14. Application of elasticity and plasticity theory in engineering practice.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
R.C. Hibbeler: Statics and mechanics of materials, Macmillan Publishing Company, USA, 1992
Šmířák: Pružnost a plasticita I, VUT Brno 1999
Šmířák, Hlavinková: Pružnost a plasticita I - Příklady, VUT Brno 2000
Recommended Reading:
Gere, Timoshenko: Mechanics of materials, PWS-Kent, Boston, 1990
Kadlčák, Kytýr: Statika stavebních konstrukcí I., VUTIUM Brno 1999
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined