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# Course List

## Theory of Structures

• Course Code :
SCM 214
• Level :
• Course Hours :
3.00 Hours
• Department :
Department of Architectural Engineering

## Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: •Determine the reactions at the supports. •Determine of the Internal Forces Diagrams for the statically determinate structures (Beams-Frames-Trusses) under applied static loads. •Determine the stability and determinacy of structures.

## Theory of Structures

Equilibrium, stability & compatibility, External & internal equilibrium of statically desemesterinate plane structures: beams, frames & trusses, Normal, shear, tensional stresses & combined stresses, Elastic deformations, Introduction to the analysis of statically indesemesterinate structures through consistent deformations & moment distribution, Buckling of columns, Introduction to space structures.

## a. Knowledge and Understanding:

 1- Define basic concepts of structural modeling. 2- Understand the behavior of structures.

## b. Intellectual Skills:

 1- Ability to analyze the engineering problems . 2- Ability to derive different solution alternatives for engineering problems . 3- Ability to assess the obtained results accuracy .

## c. Professional and Practical Skills:

 1- Ability to handle different types of structures. 2- Ability to handle different structural systems .

## d. General and Transferable Skills:

 1- Ability to practice team work and present results .

## Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Review of plane statics. 4 2 2
Types of loads and supports. 8 4 4
Stability of structures and degree of determinacy. 8 4 4
Determination of internal forces in Beams. 16 8 8
Determination of internal forces in Frames. 8 4 4
Determination of internal forces in Plane Trusses. 4 2 2

## Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Class Lectures .
Tutorials .

## Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

## Books:

Book Author Publisher
Theory of Structures Part1 EL Dakhakhni دار المعرفة

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