Academic Catalog

BS534 ANALYTICAL MODELING&COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF STRUC.

Course Code: 8540534
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Building Science
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL HSAN NAY
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Basic principles for analytical modeling of structural systems. Hierarchy of models. Techniques for understanding behavior of structural elements. Material behavior, element behavior. Use of elements in frames, walls, plates, shells and 3-D solid modeling. Linear analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structures; calculation of elastic displacements. Introduction to seismic analysis of building structures: basic concepts and, methods of solution. Checking the model and evaluating the results.