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2020-2021 Catalog

CE 314 Structural Dynamics

This course considers the analysis of structures that are subjected to time-dependent loads from blasts, machine-loads, or seismic effects. The theoretical time-series responses of single and multiple degree of freedom dynamic systems, subjected to pulse, harmonic, and generalized loadings are analyzed by closed-form solutions and/or numerical methods. The course also includes Response Spectrum Analysis, inelastic response, laboratory testing of instrumented model structures, and practical applications using professional software.

Prerequisite

MATH 264, ES 230

Instructor

Staff