King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Department of Civil Engineering

 

ADVANCED STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

(CE 511)

 

 

Instructor : Dr. Ahmad S. Al-Gahtani

Office No. : 16-132

Office Phone : 2220

Office Hours : To be announced in class

Text Book : Matrix Analysis of Framed Structure by Weaver & Grey

Structural Analysis by Neville

 

No. of

Lectures TOPICS

1 Introduction to the Course

 

1 Concepts of Indeterminacy

 

3 Seminars for review of Analysis Methods (presented by students)

 

3 The Flexibility Method of Analysis

 

1st Major Exam

 

11 The Stiffness Method of Analysis:

 

-         Planar Orthogonal Frames & Continuous Beams

-         Planar Non-Orthogonal Frames

-         Three-Dimensional Structures

 

2nd Major Exam

 

6 Stability of Planar Structures

 

2 Energy Methods

 

2 Introduction to Structural Dynamics

 

1 Introduction to the Finite Element Method

 

 

Course Requirements & Grading:

 

1st Major Exam 20%

2nd Major Exam 20%

Homework 20%

Term Project 20%

Final Exam 20%