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Component-based finite element design of steel connections


About Me

Prof Frantisek Wald

Professor and Head of the Department of Steel and Timber Structures at the Czech Technical University in Prague. During his rich professional career, he has participated in ten European projects in connection design and several other projects focused on component method, column bases, steel and concrete connections, fire design and the advanced finite element analysis.

He has been working in ECCS TC 10 Structural joints in WG8 and Project team for preparation of EN 1993-1-8:2025. He is also a member of CEN Working Groups for the new generation of EN 1993-1-2
and EN 1993-1-14.

Prof Wald received two awards for the development of Component-based Finite Element Method CBFEM) – the CKAIT Pavel Juchelka Czech Award and the ECCS Charles Massonet European Award.