Academic Catalog

ARCH231 ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING I:STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

Course Code: 1200231
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff JOSEF KUBN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to principles of mechanics. Equivalent force systems, free body diagrams. Analysis of simple plane structures. Internal force in beams and trusses, sheer force, bending moment and axial force diagrams. Centroids and moment of inertia of sections. Introduction to stress and strain concepts. Equilibrium, compatibility and constitutive relations. Bending and shear stresses. Deflection of trusses and beams. Torsion.