228-0202 – Statics of Building Structures I (SSKI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structural Mechanics
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jiří Brožovský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
228-0202/01 1999/2000 5
228-0202/02 1999/2000 5
228-0202/03 2007/2008 4
228-0202/04 2011/2012 5
228-0202/05 2011/2012 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Ability to determine degree of statical indeterminancy of structure. Ability to use virtual works method to compute deformations of structures. Ability to work with force method to solve statically indeterminate beams and frames. Ability to efficiently work with three-moments method to solve multi-span continuous beam. Ability to solve structures with force and deformation types of load.

Teaching methods



Ideally flexible cable; deformation of statically determinate structures; unit forces method; force method; three-moment method; statically indeterminate beams; statically indeterminate open and closed frames; statically indeterminate girder trusses; loading by forces and deformations; statically indeterminate arches; grids; reduction theorem.

Compulsory literature:

J.L. Meriam, L.G.Kraige : Engineering mechanics-statics, Wiley and Sons, USA

Recommended literature:

Timoshenko S.,Young D.H.: Engineering mechanics-statics, Mc Graw-Hill, New York R.C. Hibbeler: Statics and mechanics of materials, Macmillan Publishing Company, USA, 1992


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
228-0204 PP Elasticity and Plasticity Compulsory
714-0268 BcM3 Mathematics III Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.