# Syllabus - Civil Engineering

```Civil Engineering Department
CIVL 3121 – Structural Analyses I
Fall 2008
Current Catalog
Description:
Analysis of statically determinate structures; reactions, shear, and moment; truss analysis;
deflections; influence lines and moving loads.
Prerequisite:
CIVL 2131; Corequisite: CIVL 3322
Textbooks
and/or Other
Reqd Matl:
Structural Analysis&quot; by Russell C. Hibbeler, Sixth Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2006.
Course material and classroom presentations on course website: www.ce.memphis.edu/3121
This course is
required
Course Learning
Outcomes/
Expected
Performance
Criteria:
Course Learning Outcomes
POs*
Assessment Tools
1. Compute the determinacy and stability of
structures.
2. Analyze truss structures
a
Homework
a, b, c,
e, g, k
a
Exam and project
a
a, b, c,
e, g, k
b, c, d,
e, g, k
Exam
Exam and project
3. Determine the shear force and moment in beams
and frames
4. Determine influence lines for beams
5. Compute deflections of beams using direct
integration, conjugate beam and energy methods.
6. Application of analysis concepts to truss and beam
design.
*
Exam and project
Projects
Program Outcomes
Class Schedule:
TR class (85-min) meets twice a week.
Topics Covered:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Classification of structures and loads
Analysis of statically determinate structures
Analysis of statically determinate trusses
KNEX truss design project
Internal loadings: shear force and bending moment
Defections: elastic-beam theory, double integration, conjugate beam, and energy
methods
7. Wood beam design project
8. Influence lines
Curriculum:
This course contributes 3 credit hours to the required partial fulfillment of engineering topics
culminating in a major design experience.
Program
Outcomes
(Scale: 1-3):
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
3
2
2
1
2
2
3 – Strongly supported 2 – Supported 1 – Minimally supported
Prepared by:
Professor Charles Camp, December 2008
i
j
k
2
```