University Of Limerick

Structural Analysis


Iowa State Course Substitution

Structural Analysis I

C E 332

Course Info
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Course Description:
Module Code - Title: CE4013 - STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS Year Last Offered: 2017/8 Hours Per Week: Grading Type: N Prerequisite Modules: Rationale and Purpose of the Module: Syllabus: SI units and manipulation of formulae, sources and types structural loading, reactions and supports, free body diagrams, shear force and bending moment calculations, static determinancy and indeterminancy, qualitative analysis of beams and frames, stability and analysis of pin jointed frames, section properties, engineers equation of bending. 10/24/2017 Book of Modules 2/2 Learning Outcomes: Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis) At the end of this module the student will be able to: 1.Derive and manipulate SI units 2.Manipulate various structural formulae. 3.Adjust equations to ensure dimensional stability 4.Explain the various types of loading on structures 5.Sketch and explain the forces acting on common structural supports 6.Draw free body diagrams for various equilibrium problems 7.Calculate reactions, shear force, bending moments for statically determinate beams 8.Sketch reactions, bending moment diagrams and deflected profiles for statically determinate and indeterminate beams and frames 9.Determine the stability and member forces in pin jointed frames 10.Calculate the section properties for structural sections 11.Derive and apply the engineers equation of bending Affective (Attitudes and Values) Psychomotor (Physical Skills) How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students: Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant): Prime Texts: Brohn, D. M. (2005) Understanding Structural Analysis, New Paradigm Solutions, 3rd Ed , Other Relevant Texts: Seward, D (2003) Understanding Structures, 3rd Ed , Palgrave Macmillan, U.K Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered: Semester - Year to be First Offered: Autumn - 09/10 Module Leader:


Evaluation Date:
October 24, 2017