Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 180102008110 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ENGINEERING Elective 4 8 6
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Focusing on the aspects of two and three-dimensional modelling of structures and providing detail knowledge in statical and dynamic analysis.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Mustafa Korkmaz
Learning Outcomes
 1 Formulate the elements stiffness matrices, determine the global stiffness matrix and solve for the unknown displacements and forces. 2 Formulate the elements stiffness matrices, determine the global stiffness matrix and solve for the unknown displacements and forces. 3 Understand Finite Element based methods for structural modelling and identify the limitations inherent in structural modelling. 4 Understand Finite Element based methods for structural modelling and identify the limitations inherent in structural modelling. 5 Use modern structural analysis software for the numerical modelling and analysis of structural elements, including checking the output. 6 Use modern structural analysis software for the numerical modelling and analysis of structural elements, including checking the output.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to Matrix Structural Analysis. Introduction to Finite element method. Matematical modelling of two and three dimesional structures. Introducing the general purpose of structural analysis programs such as SAP2000, ETAPS, SAFE, ANSYS. Static and dynamic analysis and design of structures using the package programs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 General Information 2 Modelling of Structures 3 Solution Steps in Structural Analysis 4 General Information about SAP2000 Program 5 Analysis of RC Frames by SAP2000 Program 6 Analysis of RC Bridge with Varying Section by SAP2000 Program 7 Analysis of Trusses by SAP2000 Program 8 Mid-term exam 9 Analysis of Space Trusses by SAP2000 Program 10 Analysis of Mats Supported Elastic Foundation by SAP2000 Program 11 Analysis of Slabs by SAP2000 Program 12 Analysis of Multi-Storey Building by SAP2000 Program 13 Analysis of Retaining-Walls by SAP2000 Program 14 Analysis of Shear Walls by SAP2000 Program
1 Çağdaş S, 2004, Uygulamalı SAP2000, Türkmen Kitabevi, İstanbul. 2 Tezcan SS, 1970, Çubuk Sistemlerin Elektronik Hesap Makinaları ile Çözümü, İTÜ, İstanbul. 3 Przemieniecki JS, 1985, Theory of Matrix Structural Analysis, McGraw-Hill, Second Edition. 4 Çakıroğlu A, Özden E, Özmen G, 1992, Yapı Sistemlerinin Hesabı için Matris Metodları ve Elektronik Hesap Makinası Programları, İkinci Baskı, İTÜ, İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
 Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Midterm Examination 1 100 SUM 100 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Final Examination 1 100 SUM 100 Term (or Year) Learning Activities 40 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities 60 SUM 100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None