221-0204 – Elements of Steel and Timber Structures (PODK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structures
Subject guarantorIng. Kristýna Vavrušová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
221-0204/01 2019/2020 5
221-0204/02 2019/2020 5
221-0204/03 2025/2026 5
221-0204/04 2019/2020 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After completing this subject, student will be able to understand and apply following skills: - Basic knowledge of design and assessment of steel elements and joints according to European standards; - Basic knowledge of design and assessment of timber elements and joints according to European standards.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Within the subject elements of steel and timber structures, students will be acquainted with the design of basic elements (beams, columns) and joints according to Eurocode 3 for steel structures and Eurocode 5 for timber structures. Students will be familiar with design for ultimate and serviceability limit state.

Compulsory literature:

- EN 1993-1-1 Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings, Brussels, 2005. - Silva, L.S. et al.: Design of steel structures, 2010 ISBN (ECCS) 978-92-9147-098-3, ISBN (Ernst & Sohn) 978-3-433-02973-2. - www.access-steel.com - EN 1995-1-1 Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures. Part 1-1: General – Common rules and rules for buildings, Brussels, 2008.

Recommended literature:

- http://fast10.vsb.cz/temtis/documents/handbook1_final.pdf - http://fast10.vsb.cz/temtis/documents/Handbook_2_Final_version.pdf


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
221-0201 ZSK Actions on Building Structures Recommended
228-0230 ZSM Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics Recommended
228-0232 PP Elasticity and plasticity Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.