Coursebooks

Structural stability

CIVIL-369

Lecturer(s) :

Lignos Dimitrios

Language:

English

Summary

Advanced topics in structural stability; elastic & inelastic column buckling; beam-columns; lateral-torsional buckling of bridge girders; nonlinear geometric effects; frame stability; computational formulation of stability theory; stiffness & flexibility methods

Content

Keywords

structural stability, static & dynamic loading, flexural and lateral-torsional buckling, nonlinear behaviour, frame stability

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Statics, structural analysis, mechanics of materials

Recommended courses

Design of steel structures

Teaching methods

3-hour lectures, 1-hour exercises

Use of:

Expected student activities

Class participation, in-class exercise solutions

Assessment methods

1. Midterm written exam, 2. Final written exam

Supervision

Others The course lectures will be provided online 3-hours after the end of each class.

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

-The course lectures, list of in-class exercise problems and midterm/final exams are based on lecture notes that are provided weekly through Moodle.

-The course does not follow a specific Handbook.

Prerequisite for

Master projects in advanced steel design, nonlinear analysis, evaluation and testing of structural steel systems subjected to natural hazards, resilient-based steel design, Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German