221-0403/02 – Timber structures (DK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of StructuresCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Antonín Lokaj, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Antonín Lokaj, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementCompulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LOK33 prof. Ing. Antonín Lokaj, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Part-time Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to deepen knowledge and skills in the design, implementation and assessment of the reliability of timber structures. Students must obtain and demonstrate a sufficient general overview of the issue. Students will also receive an individual project in relation to the focus of the dissertation.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Předmět poskytuje všeobecný přehled o materiálech dřevěných konstrukcí (dále jen DK), o stavu normalizace v oboru DK v Evropě, o metodách navrhování a posuzování spolehlivosti prvků a spojů DK. Pozornost je věnována problematice únavy, požární odolnosti a trvanlivosti DK a možného výskytu vad a poruch DK. V rámci předmětu se studenti rovněž seznámí s hlavními typy dřevěných a dřevobetonových konstrukcí, včetně problematiky prostorového ztužení.

Compulsory literature:

- EN 1995-1-1 Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures – Part 1: Common rules and rules for buildings. CEN, Brussels. - Kuklík, P.: Timber Structures 10, CVUT Praha, 2007. - http://FAST10.VSB.CZ/TEMTIS/EN

Recommended literature:

- Thelandersson, S., Larsen, H., J. Timber Engineering. Wiley. 2003. Pp. 456. ISBN 978-0-470-84469-4.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Ongoing consultations. Elaboration of the project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge and skills in the area of design, reliability assessment and realization of timber structures. Student has to obtain and prove an adequate general overview of solved problems. Student also has to work out the individual project related to the scope of the thesis.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P0732D260005) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS Ph.D. 2021/2022 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block