|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Determinate structures - Review of beam theory and deflections of beams and frames by integration and moment area methods; Beam deflections by conjugate beam method; Deflections of beams, trusses and frames by energy methods; Virtual work principle, virtual force method, virtual displacement method, thermals effects, Maxwell's and Betti's Laws, Castigliano's theorems; Influence lines, Muller-Breslau's principle. Indeterminate structures - Degree of indeterminancy, external and internal indeterminancies, compatibility conditions, superposition and consistent deformation method, virtual work method, Castigliano's method, applications to beams, frames and trusses; Slope deflection method; Moment distribution method. Plastic design of steel frames; stress-strain curve for steel, moment curvature relationship, plastic modulus of section. Buckling of elastic structures, Euler loads, buckling modes, long and short columns, secant formula; tangent modulus and secant modulus methods.
|Prerequisites:||CS2003 AND MA2000|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor John Ginger.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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