CIVIL-704 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Brühwiler Eugen, Nussbaumer Alain

Language: English

Remark: Next time: oct/nov 2021 Block course  Minimum 5 inscrits


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

Determination of stress intensity factors and application of fracture mechanics to structures made of different materials.Ability to apply fracture mechanics to predict brittle fracture+ compute fatigue life of structural elements.Understanding of the influencing parameters+methods to determine them

Content

Keywords

Fracture mechanics, fatigue, steel structures, concrete structures, structural safety

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Mechanics of structures and materials

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra lectures and exercices

Assessment methods

Oral exam

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue of Structures
  • Lecture: 20 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 8 Hour(s)
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue of Structures
  • Lecture: 20 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 8 Hour(s)

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
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20-21     
21-22