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									                                 Department of Civil Engineering
                                     King Saud University
Course Description:                Statically Indeterminate structures. Force Method: beams, frames, trusses
                                   and composite structures. Slope –Deflection Method: beams and frames
CE 461: Structural Analysis II
                                   including sway and support settlement effects and frames with inclined
(Required for a BSCE degree)
                                   members. Moment Distribution Method: beams and frames. Introduction to
                                   stiffness Method for trusses, beams and frames. Computer applications
                                   3 (3,1,0)

Prerequisite                      GE 201 (Statics), CE 302 (Mechanics of Materials), CE 361 (Structural
                                  Analysis I)
                                  Prerequisite by Topics:
                                  1. Understanding of equilibrium equations to analyze engineering problems.
                                  2. Determining the internal forces in statically determinate beams, frames
                                      and trusses.
                                  3. Determining the area properties of various cross sections.
                                  4. Determining deformation for statically determinate structures using virtual
                                      work method.

Course Learning Objectives        Students completing this course successfully will be able to
                                  1. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of indeterminate
                                      structures
                                  2. Understand different methods used for analysis of indeterminate
                                      structures.
                                  3. Formulate the necessary equations to analyze statically indeterminate
                                      structures
                                  4. Apply the different method on different indeterminate structures.
                                  5. Understand the concept used in the structural analysis software.
                                  6. Use updated structural analysis software in solving indeterminate
                                      structures.
                                  7. Submit accurate analysis in an efficient and professional way.

Topics Covered                    1. Introduction: Definition of indeterminate structures, degree of
                                     indeterminacy and degree of freedom, review of virtual work method. (3
                                     hours)
                                  2. Force Method, Principle of superposition, compatibility equations. (6hours)
                                  3. Application of force method to indeterminate beams under gravity loads
                                     and support settlement; indeterminate trusses under gravity and wind
                                     loads, support settlement, temperature, and lack of fit; indeterminate
                                     frames and composite structures. (6hours)
                                  4. Slope Deflection Method (SDM), fixed end moments, continuity and rigidity
                                     conditions, equilibrium equations, modified stiffness. (6 hours)
                                  5. Application of SDM to indeterminate beams, frames with and without side
                                     sway, beams and frames with support settlement. Frames with inclined
                                     members. (9 hours)
                                  6. Moment distribution Method (MDM), distribution coefficients and carry over
                                     factors. (2 hours)
                                  7. Application of MDM to indeterminate beams and frames. (4 hours)
                                  8. Introduction to stiffness Method, stiffness matrix, load vector, displacement
                                     vector, structure modeling, local and global coordinates, displacement and
                                     force transformation matrix, joint and member loads. Applications to
                                     trusses, beams and rigid frames. (6 hours)
                                  9. Computer application on structural analysis of indeterminate structures. (3
                                     hours)
Class/ tutorial Schedule    Class is held three times per week in 50-minute lecture sessions. There is also
                            a 50-minute weekly tutorial associated with this course.

Computer Applications       Commercial and educational structural software and MS Excel are greatly
                            encouraged to be used during the course.

 Projects                   None
Contribution of Course to
                            1. Students learn and practice the analysis process to be involved in
Meeting the Professional
                               designing various structural components used in professional structural
Component
                               engineering.
                            2. Students recognize the role of professional societies in developing new
                               structural software and updating current knowledge.

Relationship of Course to   1. Students apply algebra, elementary calculus, and principles of mechanics.
Program Outcomes            2. Students are able to identify and formulate an engineering problem and to
                                develop a solution.
                            3. Students recognize the importance of analysis in designing structural
                                components.
                            4. Students are encouraged to submit accurate analysis in an efficient and
                                professional way.
                            5. Students recognize their role with an engineering team carrying other
                                aspects for analyzing structures, in terms of choosing the structural
                                systems and the interaction of decisions made by various architectural and
                                engineering teams.
                            6. Students are encouraged to recognize the different structural systems and
                                their range of applications.
                            7. Students recognize the ethical and professional responsibility in achieving
                                accurate structural analysis for safe and economical design, and its impact
                                on the well-being of the society.
                            8. Students recognize the need for technical updating on a continuing basis,
                                since the course emphasizes on the changing nature of software.
                            9. Students recognize the importance of reading and understanding technical
                                contents in English in order to achieve life–long learning and be able to
                                carryout their responsibilities.
                            10. Students recognize the important role of computers in facilitating analysis
                                and design of structural members and systems.

Textbook(s) and/or Other    Structural Analysis, by R.C. Hibbeler, Prentice-Hall
Required Material

Outcome Assessment          Two Midterm Exams                                 35%
                            Class Quizzes and Attendance                       5%
                            Tutorial Quizzes                                  10%
                            Final Exam.                                       50%

Midterm Exams                 1)     Sunday      23 / 10 / 1428H ( 4 / 11 / 2007 )   7:00 – 8:30 pm
                              2)     Tuesday     24 / 11 / 1428H ( 4 / 12 / 2007 )   7:00 – 8:30 pm

								
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