
1. Introduction
2. Analysis of
trusses
2.1 Matrix methods 2.2 Energy methods
3. Frames
3.1 Beam theory 3.2 Matrix analsys 3.3 Finite element analysis
4. Arches and
Cable structures
5. Structural
Dynamics
5.1 Free vibrations of
single and multi degree of freedom structures
5.2 Forced vibrations of
single and multi degree of freedom structures
5.3 Vibrations of
continuous systems (beams)
The goal of the course is to enable you to
analyze and design relatively complex structures by creating apporpriate
mathematical idealizations, and studying these using various solid mechanics
concepts, most notably ienergy methods. The specific objectives are as
follows:
