Structural Mechanics I and Exercises

Numbering Code U-ENG23 23008 LJ73 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Fri.1・2
Instructor name SUGIURA KUNITOMO (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course The following topics are covered: external forces exerted on structures; properties of forces; sectional forces; stress; strain and displacement/deformation; cross sectional properties; relationship between stress and strain; computation of displacement; buckling of column. Statically determinate structures are to be focused on.
Course Goals To understand the methods for studying structures at static equilibrium conditions; to understand stress and strain, and the relationship between them; to understand the buckling phenomenon in columns.
Schedule and Contents Week 1: Introduction, Properties of forces, Equilibrium of forces
Week 2: Statically determinate and indeterminate structures, Support
conditions of structures and reaction forces
Week 3: Member forces of statically determinate trusses
Week 4: Shear force and bending moment diagrams of statically determinate beams
Week 5: Influence lines
Week 6: Stress-strain relationships
Week 7: Section forces and stresses, Section properties
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Week 8: Combination of stresses and Mohr's circle
Week 9: Deformation of cross-section, Stress and strain distribution
Week 10: Deflection of beam (2nd-order differential equation)
Week 11: Deflection of beam (4th-order differential equation)
Week 12: Conjugate beam method
Week 13: Compatibility equations for statically indeterminate structures
Week 14: Buckling of columns
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Week 15: Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy Grade is given based on the final examination, mid-term examination and reports.
Course Requirements Calculus A and B
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) To be announced by individual lecturer in his/her first lecture.
Textbooks Textbooks/References To be informed by individual lecturer in his/her first lecture
References, etc. To be announced by individual lecturer in his/her first lecture
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