|Name||Rheology of Structural Elements|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Civil Engineering|
|Academic staff||Jānis Šliseris|
|Credit points||2.0 (3.0 ECTS)|
Visco-elastic properties of bars. Rheological equations. Determination methods of rheological coefficients. Creep, its dependence upon temperature and moisture. Bending of viscoelastic beams. Long - term strength. Deformation and strength properties of composite bars under long – term loading..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Study the beam structure’s behavior in long-term loading, considering the material properties dependence on time.|
Ability to analyze stress-deformation state of structural members in long-term loadings for a specific load cases. - Individual calculation work, which is given at the beginning of course.
Knowledge in structural material’s creep properties for deformation and strength of materials calculations - Test
Basic knowledge in experimental investigations of long-term loaded structural elements - Test
Ability to improve calculation methods by using material creep properties. - Test
|Course prerequisites||Mathematics, physics, structural analysis of the bachelor program.|