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Numerical modelling of building structures

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Course Unit Code228-0912/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated10 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Third 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 Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KRE13prof. Ing. Martin Krejsa, Ph.D.
BRO12prof. Ing. Jiří Brožovský, Ph.D.
The subject improves student's knowledge in the area of numerical modelling of structural behaviour. It includes: creation of models with loads and suppports, non-linear investigation of structural behaviour (including constitutive modelling).
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Ability to create numerical models of 1D and 2D structures, ability to select proper load and supports models. Ability to understand and assess the results.
Course Contents
1. Structural mechanics - overview of methods.
2. Computational models, idealisation.
3. Modelling of boundary conditions.
4. Modelling of loads.
5. Possible problems, convergence.
6. Verifications of result, analytical solutions.
7. Constitutive modelling.
8. Large deformations.
9. Complex problems.
10. Experimental verification of results.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1 Gere, J. M., Timoshenko, S. P.: Mechanics of materials, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, USA, 2000
1 Bittnar, J., Šejnoha, J.: Numerické metody mechaniky I., II., ČVUT, 1992
Recommended Reading:
Zienkiewicz, O. C.: The Finite Element Method in Engineering Science, MCGraw Hill, London, 1971
1 Servít, R., Drahoňovský, Z., Šejnoha, J., Kufner, V.: Teorie pružnosti a plasticity II, SNTL, Praha, 1984
2 Teplý, B., Šmiřák, S.: Pružnost a plasticita II, VUT v Brně, 1992

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined