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# CVEN40770

#### Analysis of Structures 3 (CVEN40770)

Subject:
Civil Engineering
College:
Engineering & Architecture
School:
Civil Engineering
Level:
4 (Masters)
Credits:
5
Module Coordinator:
Assoc Professor Arturo Gonzalez
Trimester:
Autumn
Mode of Delivery:
Blended
Internship Module:
No

Curricular information is subject to change.

This module covers advanced structural analysis topics such as the effect of axial forces, torsion, boundary conditions, and material and geometric nonlinearity

###### Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students will have the ability to:
1) Analyse 1-, 2- and 3-D skeletal structures using flexibility, stiffness and graphical moment distribution methods. Calculate displacements due to bending, shear, torsion and axial effects.
2) Analyse 2-D structures, including grids and slabs.
3) Analyse the effects of axial deformation, springs, settlements, plastic behaviour, and large displacements on the structural response.

###### Indicative Module Content:

Force (Flexibility) and Displacement (Stiffness) Methods; Unit-Force Theorem; Graphical Moment distribution Method (sway and non-sway); Symmetry and Anti-symmetry; Grids; Elasto-plastic Analysis of Continuous Beams and Frames; Moment Redistribution Analysis; Upper Bound Plastic Methods -> Yield-line Theory; Lower Bound Plastic Methods; Orthotropic Slabs; Geometric Non-linearity.

###### Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

30

Seminar (or Webinar)

6

Specified Learning Activities

24

Autonomous Student Learning

65

Total

125

###### Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, assignments, tests
###### Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

###### Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Pre-requisite:
CVEN30020 - Analysis of Structures 1, CVEN30170 - Analysis of Structures 2

###### Assessment Strategy
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Exam (In-person): End-of-trimester closed-book written exam End of trimester
Duration:
2 hr(s)
Other No
70
No
Assignment(Including Essay): Assignments (Continuous Assessment) Week 5, Week 9, Week 12 Other No
30
No

###### Carry forward of passed components
Yes

Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
###### Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

###### How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Post-assessment feedback

Ghali, A. & Neville, A. "Structural Analysis: A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach". Seventh Edition, CRC Press, 934 Pages, ISBN 9781498725064, 2017.

OBrien, E.J., Dixon, A. and Sheills, E. "Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Design to EC2", 2nd Ed, Routledge, 2012.
Name Role
Chongze Li Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Autumn Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Mon 14:00 - 15:50
Autumn Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 15:00 - 15:50
Autumn Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 14:00 - 14:50