# Syllabus 2014

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## Course Title : Structural Mechanics II and Exercises

Code | 31640 |
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Course Year | 3rd year |

Term | 1st term |

Class day & Period | |

Location | |

Credits | 3 |

Restriction | No Restriction |

Lecture Form(s) | |

Language | Japanese |

Instructor |

### Course Description

Fundamentals of structural analysis based on energy principle

Principle of virtual work and some energy principles for structural analysis

Approaches for study of statically indeterminate structures

Fundamentals of elastic stability

Fundamentals of structural analysis by matrix methods

### Grading

Grade is given based on the final examination, mid-term examination and reports.

### Course Goals

To solve structures such as truss and beam by the principle of virtual work/energy principles

To solve statically indeterminate structures by force method and displacement method

To understand the stability of equilibrium

to get the stiffness matrix of simple trusses

### Course Topics

Theme | Class number of times | Description |
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Work, energy and virtual work | 13 | Introduction Work, virtual work and energy Castigliano’s theorems and principle of minimum potential energy Virtual work and complementary virtual work Principle of virtual work (virtual displacement) Principle of complementary virtual work(virtual force) Reciprocal theorems |

Static determinate and indeterminate | 1 | Degree of freedom and degree of indeterminacy |

Solutions to statically indeterminate structures | 6 | Introduction of force method and displacement method By equations of elasticity By displacement method |

Structural stability | 3 | Stability criteria Deformation of rigid body-elastic spring system Deformation of elastic beam- column system |

Basis of matrix method of structural analysis | 4 | Matrix adapted to equilibrium equations/displacement conditions Analysis of plane truss |

Structral analysis engineer's ethics | 1 | Examples on structral analysis engineer's ethics related to safety of structure analyses such as application scope, precision of analysis and reliability of structural analysis |

Confirmation of the attainment level of learning | 2 | Confirm the attainment level of learning |

### Textbook

To be informed by individual lecturer in charge in his/her first lecture

### Textbook(supplemental)

M. Matsumoto, E. Watanabe, H. Shirato, K. Sugiura, A. Igarashi, T. Utsunomiya, Y. Takahashi: Structure mechanicsⅡ, Maruzen Ltd.

### Prerequisite(s)

calculus A and B, Linear Algebra A and B, Structure mechanicsⅠand Exercises

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### Additional Information

There are four classes which will be taken in the meantime by corresponding teacher. Office hour (contact information and consultation hours) of the individual lecturer will be given in his/her first lecture.