Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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CENG 454/4113 - Structural Mechanics (3 cr.)


Structural Mechanics: normal stress and strain due to normal force and bending moment, shear stress and strain due to shear force and torsion, shear center, shear stress in thin-walled sections, general stress state, principal stresses and stress invariants, failure criteria for brittle and ductile materials.
Stability of Structures: overall buckling of columns, local buckling of thin-walled sections, lateral torsion-flexure buckling of beams.
Structural Dynamics: single degree of freedom systems, damping, response to harmonic excitation, response to support excitation, response spectra, multi-degree of freedom systems, modal analysis, mass participation and earthquake analysis.
Introduction to fracture mechanics: Beams on elastic foundation and raft analysis; Introduction to theory of plates and shells.

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