## COURSE OBJECTIVES

• To familiarize students with various methods of analysis of indeterminate structures.
• To develop the skills for using the state-of-the-art methods of structural analysis.

### COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO: 1. to explain and apply the different methods of structural analysis for statically indeterminate structures.
CLO: 2. to analyze the indeterminate frames manually using different methods of structural analysis.
CLO: 3. to measure the indeterminate frames in software using Finite Element Methods.
CLO: 4. to defend the analysis of assigned indeterminate structures.

## COURSE CONTENTS

1. Analysis of Indeterminate Structures Using Force Approach
• Compatibility methods for beams and frames with and without support settlement
• Analysis of indeterminate trusses
2. Analysis of Indeterminate Structures Using Stiffness Approach
• Moment distribution for beams and frames for prismatic and non-prismatic members with and without side-sway and support settlement
• Slope deflection method for beams and frames with and without support settlement
3. Matrix Methods
• Introduction to flexibility method
• Determination of flexibility matrix for beams
• Introduction to stiffness method
• Development of member and structure stiffness matrices
• Bending moment and shear force diagrams
• Application of computer programs
4. Finite Element Method:
• Introduction to finite elements
• Stiffness matrices for bar elements
• Triangular elements and Rectangular elements
• Shape function
• Displacement functions
• Transformation matrices
• Structure stiffness matrix
5. Software Application
• Analysis of indeterminate structures using software