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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
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2024/2025

Building Structures

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Code Completion Credits Range
555BS KZ 2 2P+0C
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Department of Loadbearing Structures
Synopsis:

Load-bearing structures made of various materials; types and forms of historical and contemporary structures; examples of load-bearing structures according to prevailing exposition of load and according to their typology.

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to Loadbearing Structures

2. Materials in Loadbearing Structures

Properties of materials

Masonry

3. Materials in Loadbearing Structures

Cement and Concrete

4. Materials in Loadbearing Structures

Metal

5. Special Lecture on Concrete Bridges

6. Materials in Loadbearing Structures

Wood

7. Structural analyses in Architecture

Loadbearing Systems according to the Prevailing Load - Tension

8. Structural analyses in Architecture

Loadbearing Systems according to the Prevailing Load - Thrust

9. Structural analyses in Architecture

Loadbearing Systems according to the Prevailing Load - Bending

10., 11. Reserve

X. Lessons in Loadbearing Structures are cancelled(May 2, 2024)

Lessons are held according to Wednesdays time schedule

12. Presentations of Seminar Works (May 16, 2024)

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Recommended literature:

Orton, Andrew: The way we build now: form, scale and technique. SponPress Taylor&Francis, London 2011 (originally published by VAN NOSTRAND REINHOLD, Wokingham 1988.)

Muttoni, Aurello: The Art of Structures. Introduction to the Functioning of Structures in Architecture. Lausanne: EPFL Press + Routledge, 2011.

Millais, Malcolm: Building Structures. Understanding the Basics. London: Routledge, 2017.

Addis, Bill. Building: 3000 Years of Design Engineering and Construction. PHAIDON, London 2007

Achtziger, Joachim: Masonry Construction Manual, Birkhäuser Verlag, 2001.

Kind-Barkauskas, Friedbert: Concrete Construction Manual, Birkhäuser Verlag, 2002.

Schulitz, Helmut C.: Steel Construction Manual, Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000.

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