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Structural analysis and engineering


At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):
 Structural analysis - Statics and dynamics (SASD):
- distribution of internal forces in structures excited by static loading (continuous beams, lattice beams, hyper-static structures) and related strain and displacement fields
- dynamical behavior of discrete and continuous structures
 Structural engineering (SE):
- construction methods for civil engineering works,
- actors in the building industry,
- graphic documents, technical vocabulary, main French construction standards.
Cross-disciplinary project: team-working, design calculations and proposal of technical
The student will be able to:
SASD: choose and implement a calculation method (static or dynamic) suited to a
specific structure.
SE: draft a proposal; compare building processes, plan the construction process;
analyse construction methods; draft a construction specification; do a design calculation

Needed prerequisite

Solid continuum mechanics (SCM)
Engineering mechanics (EM), section geometrical features, beam theory, bending
SCM : St-Venant theory, thermoelasticity
EM : shearing force, energetic methods
Environnement de la construction 1

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...