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CIVE 3203 [0.5 credit] Introduction to Structural Analysis

Concepts and assumptions for structural analysis: framed structures; joints; supports; compatibility and equilibrium; stability and determinacy; generalized forces and displacements. Principle of Virtual Work: unknown force calculations; influence lines. Complementary Virtual Work: displacement calculations, indeterminate analysis. Introduction to the Stiffness Method of Analysis.
Prerequisite(s): CIVE 2200 and MATH 1004.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.