CIVIL-238 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Vassilopoulos Anastasios

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The course discusses the basic principles of structural mechanics, analyzing the performance of materials and structures against loading and focuses on the stress strain relationships and the effect of axial, bending, shear and torsional loadings on engineer structures.

Content

Keywords

Mechanics of materials, stresses in structures, stress-strain relationships, theory of elasticity for isotropic media, beam theory, deflections in beams, principle of virtual work, stability

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Statics
  • Mechanics

Recommended courses

Structures I

Structures II

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Assess / Evaluate a loaded structure
  • Analyze /Compute- stresses, strains and deformations

Transversal skills

  • Assess progress against the plan, and adapt the plan as appropriate.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra 2 hours lecture and 2 hours exercises (flexible – exercises during lectures and theory during exercises to digest the content)

Use of:

  • Power point presentations
  • Blackboard
  • In-class exercises
  • Computational tools to facilitate learning and computational thinking

 

Expected student activities

  • Weekly in-class exercises

Assessment methods

  • Final written exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Popov E. Mechanics of Materials

Gere, JM., and Timoshenko, SP. Mechanics of Materials

Bedenik, B, Besant, C. Analysis of engineering structures

And other books on mechanics of materials  

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

  • The course lectures, list of in-class exercise problems, problem sets and exams are provided weekly through Moodle.
  • The course does not follow a specific textbook.

Prerequisite for

  • Design of steel structures
  • Design of concrete structures
  • Geoetechnical engineering
  • Structural analysis
  • Advanced steel design
  • Structural stability
  • STructural dynamics
  • Seismic engineering
  • Continuum mechanics

 

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Structural mechanics (for GC)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Structural mechanics (for GC)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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