Engineering - Course - Stability And Plastic Analysis Of Structures

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  • Course Code: CVLE638
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.)
  • Course Type: Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (SAGE)

Course Description

Differential equations of beam-column with different loads. Elastic critical loads. Experimental determination of critical loads. Stability functions. Stability of beam, column, trusses, and rigid jointed frames. Basic concept of plastic analysis. Development and analysis of collapse mechanisms. Analysis using step-by-step method. Uniqueness theorem. Lower and upper bounds of collapse load. Method of combining mechanisms. Deflection at collapse limit, cyclic loading and shakedown theorem. Applications for local failure of steel profiles. Computer applications.