Theory of Structures 3
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Comprises an introduction to higher-level theory of structures. Topics include: elementary plastic theory of structures with application for slab analysis and design, dynamics of structures, stability of structural elements and structural systems. Where it is possible, the topics are linked to requirements of Australian Standards. Revision is also made of the most common software used in the work force for advanced structural analysis.
A1. To know the terminology and be able to communicate topics of higher-level theory of structures at a professional level.
A2. To understand the basics of higher-level theory of structures.
A3. To apply the theory for solution of simple exercise problems.
A4. To know the major requirements of relevant Australian Standards.
A5. To know features and limitations of the most common software used in professional practice for advanced structural analysis.
* Plastic theory of structures
- Upper bound theorem (yield line method)
- Lower bound theorem
- Applications to framed structures
- Hillerborg strip method for slab design
* Structural dynamics
- Basic dynamic theory
- Design principles for dynamic loading
- Specific dynamic loadings
- Computer methods for dynamic analysis
* Stability of structures
- Basic theory of stability
- Stability functions
- Stability of framed systems
- Computer methods for structural stability
Content covered in courses CIVL2130 Theory of Structures 1 and CIVL3180 Theory of Structures 2.
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term