Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620528
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. UURHAN AKYZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Concepts of stability; types of buckling; mechanical stability models; elastic and inelastic buckling of columns; elastic buckling of frames; plasticity on frame behavior; design of beam columns; P-Delta effects; energy criterion and energy-based methods; torsional and torsional-flexural buckling of columns; lateral buckling of beams; non-conservative systems; bracing.