228-0203/13 – Statics of Building Structures II (SSKII)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structural MechanicsCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Alois Materna, CSc., MBASubject version guarantorIng. Ivan Kološ, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOL74 Ing. Ivan Kološ, Ph.D.
KON09 doc. Ing. Petr Konečný, Ph.D.
RAN01 Ing. Lenka Koubová, Ph.D.
MIC60 Ing. Vladimíra Michalcová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student can determine degree of deformational indeterminacy of structure. He/she is able to formulate appropriate computational model to solve structure by slope-deflection method. He/she is able to use the slope-deflection method to solve plane frames and trusses. He/she is able to solve multispan-continuous beams and frames by simplified version of slope-deflection method.

Teaching methods



Slope-deflection method; simplified deformational method; statically indeterminate beams; statically indeterminate frames; statically indeterminate trusses; loading by forces and deformations; 2D constructions, walls, slabs; subsoil models.

Compulsory literature:

J.L. Meriam, L.G.Kraige : Engineering mechanics-statics, Wiley and Sons, USA, 2003 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

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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides to recognize the reason for the excuse). Tasks assigned on the exercises must be hand in within the dates set by the teacher.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
221-0926 ZSK Actions on Building Structures Compulsory
228-0202 SSKI Statics of Building Structures I Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction. Principles of slope-deflection method. 2. Analysis of beam (stiffness matrix, loads vector, displacements vector). Local and global coordinate systems. Transformations. 3. Analysis of frame. Global stiffness matrix. Global loads and displacements vectors. 4. Algorithmisation of slope-deflection method. 5. Simple cases of frames loaded by forces. 6. Complex frames. 7. Direct displacement loads on frames. 8. Arcs and curved frames. 9. Analysis of truss girders. 10. Grids and spatial frames. 11. Non-linear analysis of frames. 12. Special aplications of slope-deflection method. 13. Simplified slope-deflection method. 14. Comparison of methods for analysis of frames.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  32
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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