Syllabus ( CE 312 )
Basic information  
Course title:  Theory of Structures 2  
Course code:  CE 312  
Lecturer:  Assist. Prof. Ahmet Anıl DİNDAR  
ECTS credits:  5  
GTU credits:  3 ()  
Year, Semester:  3, Spring  
Level of course:  First Cycle (Undergraduate)  
Type of course:  Compulsory  
Language of instruction:  English  
Mode of delivery:  Face to face  
Pre and corequisites:  CE 311 Theory of Structures 1  
Professional practice:  No  
Purpose of the course:  1. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force method under dead and live loads, temperature effects and support settlements , 2. Analysis of systems by displacement methods: slopedeflection and moment distribution method for the systems without joint translations. 3. Slopedeflection method for the frame type structures with joint translations. 4. Matrix Methods for the analysis of structural systems. 

Learning outcomes  
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Analyze a statically indeterminate structural system under the effect of external loads, temperature changes and support settlements using force (flexibility) method of analysis.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper

Compute displacements of a statically indeterminate system using the principle of virtual work.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper

Draw the influence line diagrams for statically indeterminate beams and frames, qualitatively.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper

Analyze a statically indeterminate structure with no joint translations using the slopedeflection and
moment distribution methods.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper

Analyze a statically indeterminate structure with joint translations using the slopedeflection method.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper

Be informed of Matrix Methods utilizied in structural system analysis.
Contribution to Program Outcomes
 Obtain basic knowledge of Civil Engineering
 an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
 an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
 an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
 an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Method of assessment
 Written exam
 Homework assignment
 Term paper
Assessment  
Method of assessment  Week number  Weight (%) 
Midterms:  8  30 
Other interm studies:  0  
Project:  8  10 
Homework:  2,4,6,10,12  20 
Quiz:  0  
Final exam:  16  40 
Total weight:  (%) 
