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autumn 2020

END-3604 Structural Analysis in Engineering - 5 ECTS

Sist endret: 30.06.2020

The course is provided by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Location

Narvik |

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single subject.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 points mathematics/statistics.

Application code: 9371

Course content

The course will provide an introduction to some important topics in analysis of some key structural elements.  The beam equation, advanced stability analysis of beam-columns and Rigid frames.  Part 1 covers beams and buckling. Part 2 gives the students an introduction to vibration analysis of structural elements.

Part 1:

  • Euler beam equation
  • Euler buckling
  • Simple frames
  • Buckling of beam-columns
  • Euler-Lagragne method for columns
  • Imperfect columns
  • Continuous columns

Part 2:

-Vibration of a system with a single degree of freedom

  • Undamped free vibration  (Undamped and damped)
  • Rayleigh Method
  • Rotational freedom
  • Forced vibration (Damped and undamped )

-Vibration isolation

-Vibration in continuous systems

  • Lateral vibration of a cable
  • Longitude vibration of a bar.
  • Lateral vibration in an Euler beam

Recommended prerequisites

BYG-2503 Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics, BYG-2602 Statics, Dynamics and Loads on Structures, IGR1613 Mathematics 3 / Physics 2, ITE1815 Mechanics II, ITE1852 Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics, ITE1855 Statics, Dynamics and Loads on Structures, MAS-2601 Mechanics II, TEK-2800 Mathematics 3

Objectives of the course

After completing this course the candidate:

  • has thorough knowledge of  some theories and methods in the field of engineering design (K2)
  • can apply knowledge to new areas within the academic field of numerical and analytical calculations, computations, systematic design process, computational methods, engineering design (K3)

Skills:

After completing this course the candidate:

  • can analyze existing theories, and interpretations in the field of engineering design and work independently on practical and theoretical problems  (S2)

General competence:

After completing this course the candidate:

  • can apply the knowledge and skills within engineering design in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects (GC2)
  • can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field of engineering design, both with specialists and the general public (GC4)

Language of instruction

Norwegian or English

Teaching methods

Lectures and problem solving.

Undervisnings- og eksamensspråk: Norsk, dersom det er engelsk språklige studenter tilstede vil det forelesningen gå på engelsk.   

Assessment

4 h. written exam.

Letter grading A - F, where F is fail grade.

There will not be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.     

Schedule