BBM511 Rheology of Structural Elements

Code BBM511
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)
Parts 1
Annotation 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.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
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. Test
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.

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