## COURSE OBJECTIVES

• To enable students to learn basics of analysis of determinate structures.
• To enhance the skills of analyzing determinate structures under various loading conditions.

### COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO: 1. To understand and apply the different methods of structural analysis and to determine forces and deflections in members of determinate trusses, frames, arches, and bridges.
CLO: 2. To analyze the determinate trusses and frames.
CLO: 3. To justify the analysis of assigned determinate structures.
CLO: 4. to measure force and deflections of the determinate frames in software using Finite Element Methods. (ETABs, SAP2000).

## COURSE CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Structural Analysis
• Types of structures
• Redundancy and stability of structures
2. Analysis of Determinate Pin Jointed Structures
• Method of joints
• Method of sections
• Method of moment and shears
• Graphical method
3. Analysis of Statically Determinate Rigid Jointed Plane Frames
• Shear force diagrams
• Bending moment diagrams
• Axial force diagrams
• Influence lines for reactions
• Shear force and bending moment in statically determinate beams and paneled girders
• influence lines for member forces in pin jointed frames
• Calculation of maximum stress function (reaction, shear, bending moment, axial force) in these structures
5. Three Hinged Arches, Cables and Suspension Bridges
• Basic considerations in analysis and design
• Moving loads on three hinged arches and suspension bridge
6. Rotation and Deflection
• Rotation and deflection of beams by moment area method
• Conjugate beam method
• Double integration method
• Castigliano’s second theorem
• Rotation and deflection of plane trusses and frames
• Principle of virtual work, unit load method, graphical method