Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2015/2016
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on CIVIL ENGINEERING
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
STRUCTURAL MECHANICS (ICAR/08)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Italian

Course description

The course aims at integrating the basic skills of students with advanced methods for the analysis of structures relying upon nonlinear models and finite-element based computational tools.

Prerequisites

Contents of the course of Mechanics of Solids and Structures.
One-dimensional structural models;
Elements of continuum mechanics;
Elements of constitutive theory, elasticity and material behavior ;
Saint Venant problem;

Syllabus

Nonlinear problems (6 h)
Theory and implementation of plasticity (18h)
Computer procedures for FE analysis of 1D structures (18h)
Computer procedures for FE analysis of 2D structures (30h)

Nonlinear problems (4+2 h)
Theory and implementation of plasticity (6+12 h)
Computer procedures for FE analysis of 1D structures (8 + 10 h)
Computer procedures for FE analysis of 2D structures (16 + 14 h)

Teaching Methods

The course includes both theoretical and practical sessions.

Textbooks

L. Corradi Dell'Acqua, Meccanica delle strutture. McGraw-Hill.

Learning assessment

[0.3 × E1 + 0.3 × E2 + 0.4 × EF]

More information

Further reading: J Lemaitre, J.L. Chaboche, Mechanics of Solid Materials, Cambridge University Press (Plasticity, Damage Mechanics). J. N. Reddy, An introduction to the finite element method, McGraw-Hill (Second-order Differential Equations in One Dimension; Beams and Frames; Computer Implementation; Plane Elasticity; Computer Implementation of Two-Dimensional Problems).

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