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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Timber Structures

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
134TS01 Z,ZK 5 3P+1C English
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Theory of Elasticity (132TELA)
Lecturer:
Jakub Dolejš (guarantor), Petr Kuklík (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jakub Dolejš (guarantor), Lukáš Velebil
Supervisor:
Department of Steel and Timber Structures
Synopsis:

The course is focused on basic rules for mechanical resistance, serviceability, durability of timber structures in normal temperature and in fire.

Requirements:

no prerequisities

Syllabus of lectures:

1. History of timber structures.

2. Wood properties.

3. Structural timber.

4. Engineered wood products.

5. Limit states design.

6. Evaluation of tension, compression, shear and bending capacity.

7. Members carrying combined actions.

8. Design of connections.

9. Planar and spatial timber structures.

10. Timber frame houses.

11. Timber bridges.

12. Fire resistance of timber structures.

13. Durability of timber structures, transportation and erection.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Design of a column.

2. Design of a floor beam.

3. Design of a spliced connection.

4. Design of a pitched cambered beam.

5. Evaluation of a floor serviceability.

6. Evaluation of a beam fire resistance.

Study Objective:

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the design of timber structures.

Study materials:

! Kuklík, P.: Timber Structures 1, ČVUT Praha, 2007, ISBN 978-80-01-03614-3

! http://fast10.vsb.cz/temtis/cz/

?Kermani, A.; Porteous, J: Structural Timber Design to Eurocode 5. Wiley and Sons 2013 ISBN 978-0-470-67500-7

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
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Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-25
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2996206.html