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JCSS Workshop 2024

JCSS Workshop 2024

JCSS Workshop - Structural Safety - past advancements and future challenges, 22-23 May 2024Structural safety is affected by many uncertainties related to material and geometrical properties, system behaviour, load and degradation effects, etc. The need to...

Professor Milan Holický celebrates his 80th anniversary

Professor Milan Holický celebrates his 80th anniversary

Prof. Ing. Milan Holický, DrSc., Ph.D., PhD. Milan Holický has been one of the pillars of the Klokner Institute for more than half a century. Since his graduation from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in 1965, with a short break for...

Footbridge over the Dřetovice Stream

Footbridge over the Dřetovice Stream

The footbridge built from thin-walled and only three-centimeter thick concrete is a unique combination of a static solution, material technology and first-class production, designed by scientists from the KI of the CTU. The material has a unique composition,...

Negrelli Viaduct

Negrelli Viaduct

Interesting facts about the Negrelli Viaduct: The important railway bridge has been in operation since 1851 and originally consisted of 85 arches. In 1875, a so-called connecting viaduct with additional 26 arches was connected to it. The viaduct, as we know it today,...

The Klokner Institute has celebrated 100 years since its foundation

The Klokner Institute has celebrated 100 years since its foundation

Establishment of the Institute The history of the Klokner Institute began in 1912 when the group of professors of the Czech Technical University submitted the first official proposal for its establishment. At the beginning of 1921, the Civil Engineering Research...