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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SARAWAK


SEMESTER 2
SESSION 2011/2012

COURSE PLAN
Course Title STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
Course Code KNS2133
Course Credit 3
Course Status Core
Prerequisite KNS 2093 THEORY OF STRUCTURES
Synopsis The course will cover the different elastic analysis methods for statically indeterminate
structures. These includes analysis of trusses, beams and frames using Force Method,
Slope Deflection Equations, Moment Distribution Method, and Stiffness Method.
Fundamental of plastic theory of structures and structural analysis using computer
software are also emphasized.
Course Outcomes By the end of this course, students should be able to;
(CO)
CO1 Apply force method to analyse statically indeterminate structures. (C3)
CO2 Apply displacement method to analyse statically indeterminate structures.
(P1)
CO3 Apply stiffness method to analyse statically indeterminate structures. (CT2)
CO4 Relate fundamental concept of Plastic Theory of Structures in simple
structures (A1)
Week Topics CO Delivery Assessment/Evaluation

Lecture Assignment
20/2/12-26/2/12 Revision Show Test 1
(Week 1) Introduction CO1 textbooks Final Examination
Force Method for Beams Quiz

Force Method for Frames Lecture Assignment


27/2/12-4/3/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO1
(Week 2) Final Examination
Quiz
Force Method for Truss Lecture Assignment
5/3/12-11/3/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO1
(Week 3) Final Examination
Quiz
Plastic Theory of Structures Lecture Assignment
12/3/12-18/3/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO4
(Week 4) Final Examination
Quiz
Plastic Theory of Structures Lecture Assignment
19/3/12-25/3/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO4
(Week 5) Final Examination
Quiz
Plastic Theory of Structures Lecture Assignment
26/3/12-1/4/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO4
(Week 6) Final Examination
Quiz
Plastic Theory of Structures Lecture Assignment
2/4/12-8/4/12 Tutorial Test 1
CO4
(Week 7) Final Examination
Quiz
Mid Semester Break 7/4/12-15/4/12
16/4/12-22/4/12 Displacement Method : Slope Lecture Assignment
(Week 9) Deflection Equations Tutorial Test 2
CO2
Final Examination
Quiz

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Displacement Method: Slope Lecture Assignment
23/4/12-29/4/12 Deflection Equations CO2 Tutorial Test 2
(Week 10) Final Examination
30/4/12-6/5/12 Lecture Assignment
(Week11) Displacement Method : Moment Tutorial Test 2
CO2
Distribution Method Final Examination
Quiz
Lecture Assignment
7/5/12-13/5/12 Displacement Method : Moment Tutorial Test 2
CO2
(Week 12) Distribution Method Final Examination
Quiz
Stiffness Method: Beam Analysis Lecture Assignment
Tutorial Test 2
14/5/12-20/5/12 CO3
(Week 13)

Stiffness Method: Truss Analysis Lecture Assignment


21/5/12-27/5/12
CO3 Tutorial Test 2
(Week 14)

Stiffness Method : Plane Frame Lecture Assignment


28/5/12-3/6/12 Analysis Tutorial Test 2
(Week 15) CO3

Revision Week
2/6/12-8/6/12

Hours per semester


Teaching - Learning Lectures (2 hours = 2 credits) 28
Approach Tutorial (2 hours = 1 credit) 28
Laboratory/Practical
Total 56
Percentage
Test (s) 30
Assessment
Assignment(s)/Tutorial(s)/ PBL /Quiz (s)/ Project 30
(s)/Cooperative Learning
Final Exam 40
Total 100

Resources 1. R.C Hibbeler (2007), Structural Analysis, 7th Edition, Prentice-Hall


2. A. Chajes (1990), Structural Analysis, Prentice-Hall
3. K.M. Leet, and C. M. Uang (2001), Fundamentals of Structural Analysis,
McGraw-Hill

Prepared by: Checked and certified by: Approved by:


Pn Norsuzailina Pn Rosmina Ahmad Bustami Prof Dr Wan Hashim Wan Ibrahim
Mohamed Sutan ,Pn (Head of Department)
Azida Rashidi &Dr. (Dean of Faculty)
Abdul Razak Abd Date:................................................
Karim Date:...................................................

Date:5January 2011

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