101-0113-00L  Structural mechanics I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersB. Sudret
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


101-0113-00 VBaustatik I3 hrs
Tue12:45-15:30HCI G 3 »
B. Sudret
101-0113-00 UBaustatik I (in G)2 hrs
Mon08:45-10:30HCI D 6 »
08:45-10:30HCI E 2 »
08:45-10:30HCI E 8 »
08:45-10:30HCI J 8 »
08:45-10:30HIT F 11.1 »
08:50-10:30HIL D 60.1 »
08:50-10:30HIL E 5 »
B. Sudret

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction, statically determinate beams and frame structures, trusses, stresses and deformations, statically indeterminate beams and frame structures (force method)
ObjectiveUnderstanding the response of elastic beam and frame structures
Ability to correctly apply the equilibrium conditions
Ability to determine elastic deformations
Ability to apply the force (flexibility) method for statically indeterminate structures
Equilibrium, reactions, static determinacy
Internal forces (normal and shear forces, moments)
Arches, cables, trusses
Basics of continuum mechanics
Stresses and deformations in Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beams
Deflections of elastic structures
Statically indeterminate systems (Force method)
Influence lines
Lecture notesBruno Sudret, Structural mechanics I

Material will be available on the course web page:
LiteraturePeter Marti, "Theory of Structures", Wiley, 2013, 679 pp.

Simon Zweidler, "Baustatik I", vdf Hochschulverlag AG, 2016.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 101-0114-00L Theory of Structures II (next semester)
For programme regulations
(Examination block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block 2)
Bachelor's Programme in Civil Engineering 2010; Version 20.08.2013 (Examination Block 2)
ECTS credits10 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersB. Sudret
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationAlle nicht-programmierbaren Taschenrechner ohne externe Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten (gemäss D-BAUG Liste) sind erlaubt.

Laptops, Tabletten, Natels nicht erlaubt.
Written aids5 Seiten selbständig, handschriftlich verfasste Zusammenfassung gemäss Merkblatt auf Homepage; Nicht-programmierbare Taschenrechner ohne externe Komm. Möglichkeit
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

Main linkBaustatik I
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


There are no additional restrictions for the registration.

Offered in

Civil Engineering BachelorExamination Block 2OInformation