Design of Timber Bridges

The history of bridge construction, exemplary structures, the compilation of the effects on the vibration behaviour and wood protection of the structure are explained and examples are used to explain the main topics of timber bridge construction.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module "Design of timber bridges", students are able to analyse structural systems for timber bridges, to understand exemplary projects, to carry out (apply) specific verifications and to analyse constructive measures with respect to timber preservation.


Coordination: Dr.-Ing. Patrik Aondio , Dr.-Ing. Philipp Dietsch

Lecture: Tuesday, 15:00 - 16:30, HS 2760

Consultation hours: by arrangement

Semesterinformation: Sommersemester 2019


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VO 01 Einführung
VO 02 Geschichte
VO 03 Tragwerke
VO 04 Grundlegende Tragwerks-Berechnungen
VO 05 Lastannahmen
VO 06 Übung Detaillierung Verbindungen
VO 07/08 Übung Tragwerksberechnung
VO 09 Ermüdung
VO 10 Schwingungen
VO 11 Holzschutz
VO 12 Detaillierung Holzschutz