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Course syllabus D1-VSMK - Selected Problems of Structural Mechanics (FCE - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: D1-VSMK
Course unit title: Selected Problems of Structural Mechanics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
workshop2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 5
Recommended semester/trimester: Applied Mechanics - doctoral (compulsory), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Getting at least 56/100 points on the test
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
PhD student to acquire basic dynamics and stability of building structures. They will master the basic principles and methods of solving the dynamics of building structures. Obtained knowledge of the reliability of structures. Rheological properties of materials and structures to the substrate interaction.
Course contents:
Introduction to variational methods in mechanics of structures. Deformation, strength and hybrid variational principle. Problems of accuracy and convergence solutions. Boundary conditions. Approximation and the FEM discretization and convergence criteria solutions. Numerical integration. Cartesian and isoparametric elements. Application to the solution frames, walls, slabs, shells and spatial bodies.
Properties of materials under dynamic stress. Stiffness and attenuation characteristics.
Problem solving earthquakes, technical seismicity and wind effects.
Methods for solving equations in the oscillation frequency and time domain. Convergence criteria.
Non-linear response structure for an ideal elastic-plastic material. Models of working diagrams. Linear and nonlinear stability bar, plate and spatial structures.
Interaction with elastic subsoil structures, mathematical and physical models subsoil
The rheological properties of materials and constructions. Basic assumptions and equations.
Durability and reliability of the supporting structures, security, statistical and model uncertainty, randomness, probability of failure and tools for their analysis.
Recommended or required reading:
PENZIEN, J. -- CLOUGH, R. Dynamics of Structures. Singapore: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2003. 731 p. ISBN 0-07-113241-4.
KOLÁŘ, V. -- NĚMEC, I. -- KANICKÝ, V. FEM: Principy a praxe metody konečných prvků. Praha : Computer Press, 1997. 401 p. ISBN 80-7226-021-9.
BITTNAR, Z. -- ŠEJNOHA, J. Numerické metódy mechniky 1, 2. Praha: CVUT, 1992. 500 p.

Language of instruction: slovak and english or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 21

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Jozef Dický, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Norbert Jendželovský, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Juraj Králik, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Martin Psotný, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Milan Sokol, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Last modification: 31. 10. 2017
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Norbert Jendželovský, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 10/31/2017.

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