Knowledge: Specific knowledge on the structure and properties of wood, the mechanics and building physics of wooden structures, as well as design methods.
Skills: With the completion of the course, students will be able to draw, design and supervise the construction of wooden structures.
Competences: Ability to apply knowledge and know-how regarding the special characteristics and the design process of wooden structures.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Structure and properties of timber. Exploitation and forms of structural timber. Timber connections. Protection and maintenance. Mechanics of timber structures. Structural physics of timber structures. Timber in historic buildings. Methods of analysis and design according to Eurocode 5. Fire protection of timber structures..