221-0934 – Constructions of Bridge Structures (VMK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structures
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Antonín Lokaj, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
221-0934/01 2005/2006 5
221-0934/02 2010/2011 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After completing this subject, students will be able to understand and apply the following skills and topic areas: - bridge terminology, basic bridge structures, main parts of bridges, pavement on bridges, bearings, bridge fasteners, drainage systems on bridges, bridge substructures; - structural design of bridges, special arrangement on bridges and under bridges; - traffic loads and other on bridges, numerical modeling and combinations of loads; - general principles on design of reinforced concrete slab, beam and frame bridges and steel and composite steel-concrete beam bridges.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

1. Introduction to bridge engineering, bridge terminology, basic division of bridges, main parts of bridges. 2. Structural design of bridges - principles. Bridge spatial arrangement. 3. Action on structures – Traffic loads on bridges according to EN 1991-2. 4. Pavement on bridges. Drainage systems on bridges. Bridge accessories and attachments, security devices. 5. Bridge fasteners. Bridge cross-over structures. 6. Bearings. 7. Bridge substructures – abutments, piers, pylons, wing walls. 8. Culverts. 9. Ultimate and serviceability limit states of the bridge structures. Basic principles on design of steel and concrete structures. 10. Reinforced concrete slab bridges – principles on design. 11. Reinforced concrete beam bridges – principles on design. 12. Reinforced concrete frame bridges, reinforced concrete arch bridges – principles on design. 13. Steel and composite steel-concrete bridge decks – principles on design. 14. Steel and composite steel-concrete beam bridges – principles on design

Compulsory literature:

1. EN 1990: Eurocode: Basis of structural design, 2002 2. EN 1991: Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 2: Traffic loads on bridges, 2003 3. EN 1992-2: Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures - Part 2: Design of bridges 4. EN 1993-2: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures - Part 2: Design of bridges 5. Sanpaolesi, L., Croce, P.: Design of bridges, Handbook 4, Leonardo da Vinci pilot project CZ/02/B/F/PP-134007, Pisa, 2005

Recommended literature:

1. Pechal, A.: Bridges. Ing. Antonín Pechal, CSc. Publishing, Brno, Czech Republic, 2009, ISBN 978-80-254-5279-0. 2. Troyano L.F.: Bridge Engineering a Global Perspektive. University Press, Cambridge, 2003 3. Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan: Bridge Engeneering Handbook, CRC Press, 1999 4. EN 1992-1-1: Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures - Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings, 2004 5. EN 1993-1-1: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures - Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings 2005

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
221-0059 PBK-Bc. Concrete Structures Elements Recommended
221-0926 ZSK Actions on Building Structures Recommended
221-0927 PODK Elements of Steel and Timber Structures Recommended
228-0201 SS Building statics Compulsory
228-0204 PP Elasticity and Plasticity Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.