228-0204/07 – Elasticity and Plasticity (PP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Structural MechanicsCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Krejsa, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Krejsa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAN68 Carmen Janiková
KRE13 prof. Ing. Martin Krejsa, Ph.D.
LAU33 Ing. Lenka Lausová, Ph.D.
MIC60 Ing. Vladimíra Michalcová, Ph.D.
POR05 doc. Ing. Zdeněk Poruba, Ph.D.
SUC14 doc. Ing. Bc. Oldřich Sucharda, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students manage the design and assessment of the structural elements with respect to basic types of stresses. Determination of the reactions and internal forces on the simple statically indetermined structures is managed.

Teaching methods



Fundamental principles of design and assessment of structural elements. Stress and strain analysis after 1st order theory. Introduction of applications according to 2nd order theory. Elastic-plastic behaviour of materials.

Compulsory literature:

R.C. Hibbeler: Statics and mechanics of materials, Macmillan Publishing Company, USA, 1992

Recommended literature:

Gere, Timoshenko: Mechanics of materials, PWS-Kent, Boston, 1990

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
228-0201 SS Building statics Recommended
516-0212 FYZ Physics Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction. 2. Stress and strain. Mechanical properties of materials. 3. Principles of structural desing. 4. Tension and compression members. 5. Torsion. 6. Bending. 7. Shear. 8. Deflections of beams: integration of deflection curve. 9. Deformation of beams: Mohr method. 10. Introduction to plane stress problem. 11. Elastic stability. 12. Elastic and elastic-plastic behaviour of materials. 13. Introduction to fatique, to fracture mechanics and to rheological behaviour of material and structures. 14. Application of elasticity and plasticity theory in engineering practice.

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