Structural Engineering Basics
Structural Engineering Basics
Fall 2012
Introduction
Review of force vectors
Structural Engineering Basics
Course Objectives
The objective of the course is to present selected
topics from Statics and Mechanics of Materials, w
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Combined Loadings
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
April 3, 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Introduction
In previous chapters we developed
methods for determining the stress
distributions in a member subjected
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Structural Analysis
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
26 January 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Simple Trusses
Objectives:
a) Define a simple truss.
b) Determine the forces in members of a simple truss.
c) Ide
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Transverse Shear
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
20 March 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Introduction
When shearing stresses are exerted on the vertical faces of an element, equal
stresses must be exerted o
CIVE 284
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING BASICS
INTRODUCTION
FORCE VECTORS
FORCE SYSTEM RESULTANTS
Sherif Kamel
Winter 2016
11 January 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Course Objectives
The objective of the course is to present selected
topics from
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Bending
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
6 March 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Shear and Bending Moment in a Beam
Wish to determine bending moment
and shearing force at any point in a
beam subjected to conc
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Equilibrium of a Rigid Body
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
11 January 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Equilibrium of a Rigid Body and FBDs
Objectives:
a) Identify support reactions, and,
b) Draw a free-body
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Center of Gravity, Centroid, and Moment of
Inertia
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
2 February 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Geometric Properties and Distributed Loading
Objective :
a) Understand the concept
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
15
Design of Beams and Shafts
Deflection of Beams and Shafts
16
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
April 3, 2016
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Introduction
Beams are structural members designed to
support loading
CIVE-284 Structural Engineering Basics
Tutorial No.5-Solutions
February 2016
1. Determine the moment of inertia of the triangular area about the y axis
Winter 2016
Tutorial 5
2. Determine the distance
to the centroid of the beams cross-sectional area; t
CIVE 284 Structural Engineering Basics
Assignment 1
Due date January 18, 2017
1. Determine the angle shown in Figure 1 for connecting member A to the plate so that the resultant force of
FA and FB is directed horizontally to the right. Also, what is the m
CIVE 284
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING BASICS
INTRODUCTION
FORCE VECTORS
FORCE SYSTEM RESULTANTS
Sherif Kamel
Winter 2017
8 January 2017
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Course Objectives
The objective of the course is to present selected
topics from S
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Structural Analysis
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
1 February 2017
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Simple Trusses
Objectives:
a) Define a simple truss.
b) Determine the forces in members of a simple truss.
c) Ide
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Equilibrium of a Rigid Body
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
15 January 2017
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Equilibrium of a Rigid Body and FBDs
Objectives:
a) Identify support reactions, and,
b) Draw a free-body
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Center of Gravity, Centroid, and Moment of
Inertia
S.Kamel, Eng., Ph.D.
11 February 2017
1
CIVE 284 : Structural Engineering Basics
Geometric Properties and Distributed Loading
Objective :
a) Understand the concep
CIVE 284 Structural Engineering Basics
Assignment 3
Due date February 15, 2017
1. Determine the force in each member of the truss and state if the members
are in tension or compression. Set P1 = 800 lb and P2 = 400 lb.
2. Determine the force in each membe
CIVE 284 Structural Engineering Basics
Assignment 2
Due date February 1, 2017
1. The members of a truss are pin connected at joint O.
a. Determine the magnitudes of F1 and F2 for equilibrium. Set = 60
b. Determine the magnitude of F1 and its angle for equ
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Tutorial No.4
February 2016
1. Determine the force P on the cable if the spring is compressed 0.5 in. when the mechanism is in
the position shown. The spring has a stiffness of k = 800 lb/ft.
Winter 2016
2. Locate th
CIVE 284 Structural Engineering Basics
Assignment 4
Due date March 16, 2016
1. If the allowable bearing stress for the material under the supports A and B shown in Figure 1 is ( ) =
1.5 , determine the maximum load P that can be applied to the beam. The b