CS3000 - Structural Analysis
|Student Contribution Band:
||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.
- undertaking structural engineering problem identification, formulation and solution;
- in-depth technical competence in calculating deflections in beams, frames and trusses
using appropriate methods;
- ability to solve a variety of indeterminate beam, frame and truss problems.
||CS2003 AND MA2000
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Professor John Ginger.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 39 hours lectures
- 26 hours tutorials
- 3 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigiilated (30% - 50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest