Civil and Environmental Engineering
 

Structures and Strength of Materials Fundamentals

Structures and Strength of Materials Fundamentals
Structural mechanics and strength of materials for soils, woods, concrete, and steel applied to practical construction situations.
CFM
302
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPHSCS 105
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining CFM 302
Course Outcomes: 

Terminology

Define and explain the technical terminology inherent with structural design and construction.

Material Properties

Explain how material properties affect structural design and construction.

Safety

Explain how structural principles lead to safely performing construction activities.

Problem Solving

Solve concurrent and nonconcurrent structural force systems using equilibrium principles.

Loads and Reactions

Apply load tracing principles to solve support reactions and external load conditions.

Shear and Moment Diagrams

Develop shear and moment diagrams.

Beams

Design a beam considering bending, shear stress, and deflection.

Columns

Calculate column capacity considering critical buckling and column load interaction.

Connections

Calculate load capacity for structural connections.

Design

Apply structural design principles for timber, steel, and concrete applications.