Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CET 3210 Structural Mechanics

Prerequisites: ENGR 3131, ENGR 3132


This course is a detailed introduction to the classical methods of analysis of both statically determinate and indeterminate structures. Subject matter includes Methods of Consistent Deformations, Unit Load Analysis, Beam Reflection Methods, Truss Deflections and The Design and usage of Influence Lines for Continuous Beams. The methods of moment distribution is emphasized for continuous beams and frame analysis. Rigid frame analysis and sidesway is also included.

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