101-0113-10L  Theory of Structures (for Environmental Engineering)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersB. Sudret
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Environmental Engineering BSc.

AbstractIntroduction to structural mechanics, statically determinate beams and frame structures, trusses. Stresses in statically determinate structures.
Objective- Understanding the response of elastic beam and frame structures
- Ability to correctly apply the equilibrium conditions
- Understanding the basics of continuum mechanics
- Computation of stresses in elastic structures
Content- Equilibrium, reactions, static determinacy
- Internal forces (normal and shear forces, moments)
- Arches and cables
- Elastic trusses
- Influence lines
- Basics of continuum mechanics
- Stresses in elastic beams
Lecture notesBruno Sudret, "Einführung in die Baustatik" (2018)

Additional course material will be available on the web page:
LiteraturePeter Marti, "Theory of Structures", Wiley, 2013, 679 pp.