228-0305 – Non-linear and fracture mechanics (NLM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structural Mechanics
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jiří Brožovský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
228-0305/01 2010/2011 2020/2021 5
228-0305/02 2010/2011 2020/2021 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Ability to solve non-linear problems of structural mechanics (plasticity, linear stability). Ability to recognize and to describe types of non-linear behaviour of building structures. Ability to solve non-linear problems with help of special software.

Teaching methods



Knowledge about non-linear problems related to civil engineering structures and materials (constitutive modelling, damage, linear stability, large deformations).

Compulsory literature:

1. Jirásek M., Bažant, Z. P.: Inelastic Analysis of Structures, John Willey and Sons, Chichester, USA, 2002

Recommended literature:

1. Boresi A. P., Schmidt, R. J.: Advanced Mechanics of Materials,John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, USA 2003


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.