Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 13 Influence Lines
1. (20 Points)
Draw the influence lines for the shears and bending moments at points C and F
and the reaction at G using the equilibrium method. Calcul
CE 3310
Test No. 1, Closed Book
Sample Questions from Old Tests
According to your text, new construction accounts for approximately what percentage of the U.S.
gross domestic product?
a. 1 percent
b. 4 percent
c. 8 percent
d. 18 percent
Give an example of
HW #3 Prob #1
For the floor framing system shown below, sketch the loading
diagrams for beam B2 and girder G1 and the load on column B1 if the area load is 50 psf.
Assume the column supports only the single floor shown, no reductions are taken and that it
CE 3310
Test No. 3
Sample Questions
Note: these are some samples of questions that have appeared on past exams. There is no guarantee that
these same problems, or even these same types of problems, will appear on, or be the only types of
questions on the
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 7 Deflected Shapes, Approximate Analysis, Double Integration
1. (20 Points)
For each of the following four structures, sketch a reasonably correct deflected
shape under t
Exmn#3
Civil Engineering
CE3010 — Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
NAME:
KEY
Exam #3 — Wednesday, November 19, 2013 (2 hrs)
Problem 1
Problem 2
Problem 3
Problem 4
Total
Possible
.25
25
25
25
100
CLOSED BOOK AND NOTES! ! !
Show All work neatly
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Exam #2 V _/_ ’
Civii Engineering NAME: \L; Li“
CE3010 - Structural Analysis Clemson University
Dr. Bryant Nielsen Fall 2015
Exam #2 — Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 (2 hrs) — 6:30 PM.
Points
Possible Actual
Problem 1 25
Problem 2 20
Problem 3 16
Problem 4 1
Exam #1
Civil Engineering
CE3010 — Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Exam #1 - Wednesday, Sept 16, 2015 (2 hrs) — 6:30 PM.
Problem 1
Problem 2
Problem 3
Problem 4
Problem 5
Problem 6
Total
NAME:
Points
Possible Actual
5
18
25
10
21.
20
100
CLOS
Exam #2
Civil Engineering
CE301 - Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson 01:50
Exam #2 — Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 (2 hrs) — 6:30 PM.
Problem 1
Problem 2
Problem 3
Problem 4
Problem 5
Total ‘
Possible
2O
25
15
15
25
100
CLOSED BOOK AND NOTES! ! I!
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CE 3310
Test No. 2
Sample Questions
Note: these are some samples of questions that have appeared on past exams. There is no
guarantee that these same problems, or even these same types of problems, will appear on, or be
the only types of questions on the
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 12 Moment Distribution
1. (20 Points)
For the beam shown, calculate the reactions using the moment distribution
0.72k ft ]
method and sketch the moment diagram. [ans: MC
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 10 Force Method for Beams and Frames
1. (25 Points)
For the beam shown, use the force based method to calculate all of the
reactions. You may use results from the previou
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 9 Virtual Work Deflections in Beams and Frames
1. (25 Points)
For the beam shown, use virtual work with conventional integration to solve for
the vertical deflection at C
Exam #3
Civil Engineering NAME: K E
CE301 Structural Analysis Clemson University
Dr. Bryant Nielson Fall 2013
~ Exam #3 Wednesday, November 20, 2013 (2 hrs)
Points
Possible Actual
Problem 1 30
Problem 2 30
Problem 3 40
Total 100
CLOSED BOOK AND NOT
Exam #1 K
Civil Engineering NAME:
CE301 Structural Analysis Clemson University
Dr. Bryant Nielson Fall 2013
Exam #1 Wednesday, Sept 18, 2013 (2 hrs) 6:30 PM.
Points
Possible Actual
Problem 1 10
Problem 2 ' 18
Problem 3 30
Problem 4 15
Problem 5 27
Tot
Exam #2
Civil Engineering I NAME: KEY
CE301 Structural Analysis Clemson University
Dr. Bryant Nielson 5 Fall 2013
Exam #2 Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 (2 hrs) 6:30 PM.
Points
Possible Actual
Problem 1 20
Problem 2 25
Problem 3 15
Problem 4 15
Problem 5
HW #4 Prob #1
For each of the structures below, classify as being either statically
determinate, statically indeterminate (including the degree) or unstable.
Several rules need to be followed for assessing determinacy. Make sure there are no closed
loops
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 5 - Shear and Moment for Beams
1. (25 Points)
For the beam with the given loading and reactions, develop the shear and
moment equations for all three segments. Use the co
HW #2 Prob #1
The SAP2000 input file HW2-1.sdb is a functional model of the
beam shown below. Provide a graphical and a tabular printout of the reactions. Next, edit the
loading on the beam by replacing the existing loading with a new loading where each o
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 8 Virtual Work Deflections in Trusses
1. (40 Points)
For the truss shown below, use virtual work to calculate the vertical deflection at
joint G (Gy). The forces in the t
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 11 Force Method for Trusses & Composite Structures
1. (33 Points)
Determine all of the bar forces for the truss given below. E = 30,000 ksi for all
bars. [ans: FAC 18.5k
HW #1 Prob #1
Determine the reactions of the beam shown.
Find the resultant of the distributed load and then draw the FBD.
M
A
160k
(40k )(15 ft ) (160k )(50 ft ) RBy (70 ft ) 0
RBy 122.9k
(4klf )(40 ft )
FY RAy 40k 160k RBy 0
RAy 77.1k
FX RAx 0
RAx 0
Civil Engineering
CE301 Structural Analysis
Dr. Bryant Nielson
Clemson University
HW 6 Shear and Moment for Frames - Superposition
1. (20 Points)
For the frame with the given loading, draw the shear and moment diagrams.
[Ans: max positive moment = 1368 k-
CE 301 Section 001
Structural Analysis
Balsa Wood Bridge Design
Group 9
1. Introduction
The final project for CE 301 - Structural Analysis, was to design and build a model
bridge, made entirely of balsa wood and glue, capable of supporting a load 300 time