CE319 Theory of Structures - IIstanbul Okan UniversityDegree Programs Civil Engineering (English)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: CE319
Course Name: Theory of Structures - I
Course Semester: Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites: CE102 - Statics
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course:
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ONUR GEDİK
Course Lecturer(s): Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ONUR GEDİK
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: At the end of this course students will be able to:

Define the types of structures, loads and supports, understands the differences between various types and calculates the support reactions,
Determine determinacy and stability of a structure and applies equations of equilibrium over statically determinate structures,
Obtain the section stress resultant diagrams for bending moments and shear forces by using one of functions or critical sections method,
Apply specific methods over compound (Gerber) beams and trusses, understand the concept of hinges,
Obtain influence lines for various types of statically determinate structures and applies energy methods to determine displacement values of predefined points over the system.
Course Content: Introduction to Theory of Structures and Structural Engineering. Types of structures. Classification of loads and supports. Analysis of statically determinate structures. Determination of internal forces, internal force diagrams. Analysis for moving loads: influence lines. Analysis of basic statically determinate systems: multi-span compound systems, three-hinged frames and arches, trusses. Principle of Virtual Work. Computation of deformations and displacements for statically determinate structures.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
1) Obtains the section stress resultant diagrams for bending moments and shear forces by using one of functions or critical sections method.
2) Applies specific methods over compound (Gerber) beams and trusses, understand the concept of hinges.
3) Obtains influence lines for various types of statically determinate structures and applies energy methods to determine displacement values of predefined points over the system.
3 - Competences
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
Field Specific Competence
Learning Competence
Communication and Social Competence

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Theory of Structures and Structural Engineering
2) Types of Structures Loads Supports Equations of Equilibrium Support Reactions
3) Internal Forces Determinacy and Stability Shear and Moment Functions
4) Internal Forces at a Specified Point
5) Internal Forces by Sections Method
6) Shear and Moment Diagrams for Beams and Frames
7) w Numbers Non-uniform Distributed Loads
8) Pre-midterm Examples
9) MIDTERM
10) Compound Beams (Gerber Beams) Three Hinged Systems
11) Statically Determinate Trusses
12) Influence Lines for Statically Determinate Structures
13) Influence Lines (Simple Beams, Trusses)
14) Displacement
15) FINAL

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Yapı Statiği, Cilt I, A.Çakıroğlu, E.Çetmeli, Beta Basım
References: Structural Analysis, R.C.Hibbeler, 8th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Learning Outcomes

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Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose. 5
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 35
Final 1 % 55
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 45
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 55
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 6 84
Homework Assignments 2 3 6
Midterms 1 2 2
Paper Submission 1 10 10
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 146