# Syllabus 2014

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## Course Title : Computer Programming and Experiment on Structural Mechanics

Code | 35370 |
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Course Year | 3rd year |

Term | 2nd term |

Class day & Period | |

Location | W2・3goukandaiichiensyuushitsu |

Credits | 2 |

Restriction | |

Lecture Form(s) | |

Language | English |

Instructor | Yagi, An |

### Course Description

Practical understanding and application of the theory that have been learned in “Structure mechanicsⅠand Exercises ”and “Structure mechanicsⅡand Exercises”.

To learn the measurement technique on strain, deflection and vibration in experiment, and the fundamentals/application on computer programming for matrix methods for structural analysis in computational exercise which are needed for understanding the mechanical properties of member and/or structure.

### Grading

Grade is given based on attendance and reports.

### Course Goals

To understand the fundamentals of measurement of strain, deflection and vibration

To deeply understand theory of structure mechanics by beam experiment

To understand numerical analysis approach of structures by use of matrix methods

To deeply and synthetically understand mechanical behaviors and validation methods of structures by comparing the experimental results with those resulted from matrix methods

### Course Topics

Theme | Class number of times | Description |
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Introduction | 2 | Explanation of the significance and the role of structural experiment and computer analysis Introduction of relationship among structural mechanics, structural experiment and computer analysis, and examples of practical failure structures |

Experiment | 12 | Introducing fundamentals of experiment method and measurement technique for structure model Experiment of cantilever beam under static load and vibration, and its results and discussion Some practical application cases on techniques of experiment and analyses |

Analysis | 12 | Structural analysis for truss, beam and frame by matrix Calculation of stiffness matrix, steps of formation of stiffness equations and the solution Explanation on a few of attention points of practical numerical approaches and analyses Exercises of computer programming |

Analysis on experiment | 4 | To compare the experimental results with those resulted from computer programming To deeply and synthetically understand mechanical behaviors and validation methods of structures |

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

### Textbook

To be distributed in lectures

### Textbook(supplemental)

### Prerequisite(s)

Computer Programming in Global Engineering, Structure mechanicsⅠand Exercises, Structure mechanicsⅡand Exercises.

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### Additional Information

Office hour (contact information and consultation hours) of the individual lecturer will be given in his/her first lecture.