Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 Types of Structures and Loads CIVL3310 Structural Analysis Professor CC Chang Introduction Structures refer to a system of

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CIVL3310 Structural Analysis Professor CC Chang Chapter 1: Types of Structures and Loads
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Introduction Structures refer to a system of connected parts used to support a load Tallest buildings Long-span bridges
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Structures Classification of structures Beam structures Arch structures Truss structures Domes and shells Columns and frames Structural elements Tie rods Beams Columns
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Issues How are they designed? How are they built? How safe are they under earthquake, typhoon, or terrorist attack?
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A typical structural engineering project Revised structural design No Planning Preliminary structural design Structural analysis Load estimation Safety/serviceability Construction Yes Government Consultant Contractor
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Structural Analysis Planning Preliminary structural design Structural analysis Load estimation Safety/serviceability Construction Yes Structure Factors: Load, Temperature, etc.
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  • Truss, loads, Dead and live loads, Construction terminology, Structural load

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