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Foundation Constructions

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Course Unit Code221-0943/03
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
CAJ61prof. Ing. Radim Čajka, CSc.
NAV08doc. Ing. Jaroslav Navrátil, CSc.
Summary
Interactive systems and soil models; solution of strip, grid and slab foundations and spatially acting box foundations of slabs and walls. The effect of subsoil cooperating with the stress-strain state of foundations, use of one-, two- and three-dimensional elements of the finite element method (FEM). Shallow and deep foundations in interaction with subsoil and the structure. Concrete floors and special foundations of engineering and underground structures. Prestressed foundation constructions and their use. Reliability, design and assessment of foundation structures considering ultimate and serviceability limit states according to ČSN and ČSN EN.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills in the area of design, reliability assessment and realization of foundation elements and constructions of bridges, engineering structures and industrial buildings. Student has to obtain and prove an adequate general overview of solved problems. Student also has to work out the individual project related to the scope of the thesis.
Course Contents
General scope of the course:
Interactive systems and soil models; the effect on upper structure. The effect of subsoil cooperating with the stress-strain state of foundations, use of one-, two- and three-dimensional elements of the finite element method (FEM). Soil models, surface and three-dimensional soil models. Solution of strip and grid foundations, interaction of a strip and subsoil. Slab foundations and spatially acting box foundations of slabs and walls in interaction with ground conditions. Shallow and deep foundations in interaction with subsoil and the structure. Concrete floors and special foundations of engineering and underground structures. Soil improvement, strength and deformation characteristics, the effect on the state of stress. Prestressed foundation and floor constructions and their use. Reliability, design and assessment of foundation structures considering ultimate and serviceability limit states according to ČSN and ČSN EN.

Individual project:
The topic and the form of an individual project will be chosen by the teacher considering the scope of the thesis.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1. EN 1992-1-1 Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures – Part 1: General rules and rules for buildings. CEN, Brussels.
2. EN 1991-4 Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 4: Silos and tanks. CEN, Brussels.
3. EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design - Part 1: General rules. CEN, Brussels.
[1] ČSN EN 1992-1-1 (73 1201) Eurokód 2: Navrhování betonových konstrukcí -
Část 1-1: Obecná pravidla a pravidla pro pozemní stavby, ČNI 11/2006
[2] Bažant Z., Bradáč J. a kol: Plošné betonové konstrukce. CERM s.r.o., VUT
Brno 1998
[3] Bradáč J.: Základové konstrukce, Akademické nakladatelství CERM Brno,
s.r.o., 1994
[4] Bareš R.A.: Tabulky pro výpočet desek a stěn, SNTL Praha 1989, 624 s.
[5] Čajka, R. Interakce základových konstrukcí s podložím. Monografie, Ediční
středisko VŠB – TU Ostrava, leden 2008, 177 s.
[6] Procházka J. a kol. Navrhování betonových konstrukcí 1. Prvky z prostého a
železového betonu. 2. upravené vydání, ČBS při ČSSI a ČBS Servis s.r.o.,
Praha 2006
Recommended Reading:
[1] Lohmeyer, C. O. G. – Bergmann, H. – Ebeling, K.: Stahlbetonbau.
Bemessung – Konstruktion – Ausfuhrung, 7. Auflage, B. G. Teubner Verlag,
Wiesbaden 2006
[2] Martin, L. H. – Purkiss, J.A.: Concrete Design to EN 1992, Elsevier 2006.
375 s.
[3] McCormac, Jack, C.- Nelson, James, K.: Design of Reinforced Concrete. ACI
318-05 Code Edition, Seventh Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006
[4] Schmidt, Hans – Henning,: Grundlagen der Geotechnik. 3. Auflage, B. G.
Teubner Verlag, Wiesbaden 2006
[1] Lohmeyer, C. O. G. – Bergmann, H. – Ebeling, K.: Stahlbetonbau.
Bemessung – Konstruktion – Ausfuhrung, 7. Auflage, B. G. Teubner Verlag,
Wiesbaden 2006
[2] Martin, L. H. – Purkiss, J.A.: Concrete Design to EN 1992, Elsevier 2006.
375 s.
[3] McCormac, Jack, C.- Nelson, James, K.: Design of Reinforced Concrete. ACI
318-05 Code Edition, Seventh Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006
[4] Schmidt, Hans – Henning,: Grundlagen der Geotechnik. 3. Auflage, B. G.
Teubner Verlag, Wiesbaden 2006
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Individual consultations
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined