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2020/2021

Timber Structures 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
134DK01 Z,ZK 5 3P+1C Czech
Corequisite:
Strength of Materials (132PRPE)
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Strength of Materials (132PRPE)
Lecturer:
Petr Kuklík (guarantor), Anna Kuklíková (guarantor)
Tutor:
Petr Červený, Alena Macasová, Jan Šebek
Supervisor:
Department of Steel and Timber Structures
Synopsis:

Introduction and presentation of timber structures use in building industry. Wood and wood-based materials properties. Safety of timber structures design, ultimate limit states, valid standards. Cross section design of simple members. Connections of timber structures. Glued joints. Basic structural systems. Fire design. Protection of timber structures.

Requirements:

Before taking the examination following this course, it is required to have passed course 132PRPE.

Syllabus of lectures:

Introduction and overview of application of timber in civil engineering. Properties of wood and material based on wood. Safety of design of timber structures, limit state design, valid codes. Design of cross sections with respect to different loads and their combinations. Connections and connectors of timber structures. Semirigid glued joints. basic bearing systems.Design of timber structures against fire. Protection of structures against fire and insect and sponges.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Design of a floor beam.

2. Design of column.

3. Capacity of mechanically jointed compresion diagonal.

4. Truss beam.

5. Double tapered beam.

6. Design of a floor structure.

Study Objective:

Introduce students to material properties of wood, basic principals of design timber structures, cross sections subjected to different loads, connections of timber structures and their protection againts fire and insect and dry rots.

Study materials:

[1] Kuklík, P.: Dřevěné konstrukce, ČVUT 2005

[3] http://fast10.vsb.cz/temtis/cz/

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
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