Academic Catalog

CVE323 INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS

Course Code: 3640323
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr BERTU AKINTU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3640224
The course set above should be completed before taking CVE323 INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS .

Course Content

Unsymmetrical bending, shear center. Definition, classification, idealization and modeling of structures. Analysis of statically determinate structures, including beams, frames and arches. Analysis of cables. Work and energy principles and their application in deformation analysis of structures. Force method of structural analysis.