# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
THE DIRECT STIFFNESS METHOD FOR FRAME SYSTEMS/5541308
 Course Title: THE DIRECT STIFFNESS METHOD FOR FRAME SYSTEMS Credits 3 ECTS 7.5 Course Semester 1 Type of The Course Elective
COURSE INFORMATION
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-- (TEXTBOOK)
-- (SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOK)
-- (PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES)
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Turkish
-- COURSE OBJECTIVES
-- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Application of the matrix methods and theory to practical structural frame systems.
Teaching the fundamental methods for analysis , in the civil engineering problems related to structural structural frame systems.
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-- MODE OF DELIVERY
The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE 1. Week Stiffness coefficients and stiffness matrix 2. Week Coordinate axes and matrices of various structural members 3. Week The transformation of the coordinate axes 4. Week Obtaining direction cosines from strucrural joint coordinates 5. Week Member transformation matrices 6. Week Numerical examples 7. Week First mid-term exam 8. Week Member and system matrices in global axes 9. Week Special members in plane frames 10. Week Stiffness matrix of structural system - Code number method 11. Week Examples for code number method 12. Week Spring coefficients - elastic supports 13. Week Solutions of stiffness set of equations 14. Week Calculation steps for stiffness metdods and numerical examples 15. Week Calculation steps for stiffness method and numerical examples 16. Week -
-- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
-- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 Quantity Total Weighting (%) Midterm Exams 2 80 Assignment 2 20 Application 0 0 Projects 0 0 Practice 0 0 Quiz 0 0 Percent of In-term Studies 60 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score 40
-- WORKLOAD
 Activity Total Number of Weeks Duration (weekly hour) Total Period Work Load Weekly Theoretical Course Hours 14 3 42 Weekly Tutorial Hours 0 Reading Tasks 14 3 42 Searching in Internet and Library 10 3 30 Material Design and Implementation 0 Report Preparing 2 18 36 Preparing a Presentation 0 Presentation 0 Midterm Exam and Preperation for Midterm Exam 2 10 20 Final Exam and Preperation for Final Exam 1 15 15 Other (should be emphasized) 0 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 185 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 7.4 Course Credit (ECTS): 7.5
-- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
 NO PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES 1 2 3 4 5 1 Course develops student’s skills of expression and research X 2 Grasping the inter-disciplinary interaction related to his field X 3 The ability to use the expert-level theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in his field X 4 Interpreting and forming new types of knowledge by combining the knowledge from the area and the knowledge from various other disciplines X 5 Solves the issues of his field by using scientific methods X 6 The ability to carry out a specialist study related to his area independently X 7 Developing new strategic approaches to solve the unforeseen and complex problems arising in the practical processes X 8 Coming up with solutions while taking responsibility X 9 Fulfilling the leader role in the environments where solutions are sought for the problems related to his field X 10 Evaluates issues with a critical eye and encourages learning X 11 Transferring the current developments in the area and his/her own work within the national and international environments orally, visually and in written forms X 12 Ability to see and develop social relationships and the norms directing these relationships with a critical look and the ability to take action to change these when necessary 13 Having proficiency in a foreign language and establishing written and oral communication with that language X 14 Uses computer programs competent enough for his department X 15 Using communication technologies efficiently and according to the needs of the department X 16 Collects data related to the field, reviews and makes conclusions; implements and shares them by considering ethical values X 17 Develops different perspectives related to the field, plans them and assesses them within the quality framework X 18 Internalizes the knowledge gained in the field, transforms it into a skill and uses it with interdisciplinary studies X
-- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
(Assist. Prof. Dr. Meral BEGİMGİL)
-- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
(http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/begimgil)
-- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
(begimgil@gazi.edu.tr begimgil@gazi.edu.tr)