GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
STABILITY OF STRUCTURES/5901308
Course Title: STABILITY OF STRUCTURES
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Dr.Çağatay M.Belgin
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/cmbelgin
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  siddik@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Providing stability of structural components as columns, frames, arches and shells by means of static, dynamic and energy approach methods.








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  Reinforced Concrete (I-II)
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Introduction to structural stability
2. Week  Buckling of columns
3. Week  Buckling of columns
4. Week  Imperfect columns
5. Week  Stability of frames
6. Week  I.Exam
7. Week  Stability of frames and shear effect
8. Week  High arches
9. Week  Dynamic approach and general concept of theory
10. Week  Energy methods
11. Week  Energy methods
12. Week  Lateral stability approach
13. Week  II.Exam
14. Week  Buckling of shells
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1) Z.P.Bazant, L.Cedolin, "Stability of Structures", Oxford Uni, 1991 2) S.P.Timoshenko, J.Geve, "Theory of Elastic Stability", MacGrow Hill, 1961 3) Translation:Şuhubi, H.Deren "Elastik Stabilite Teorisi" İTÜ, 1967
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
50
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
12
4
48
 Searching in Internet and Library
12
4
48
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
1
4
4
 Preparing Presentation
1
4
4
 Presentation
1
2
2
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
12
2
24
 Final and Studying for Final
1
6
6
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
178
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.12
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Civil Engineering is an exciting and challenging profession that deals with planning, design, construction, maintenance and management of different kinds of structures which are to meet the basic needs of human beings such as housing, transportation, health, education, commerce, energy etc. utilizing natural and financial resources effectively and efficiently incorporating creativity and scientific knowledge. The goal of civil engineering department is to bring up noble, sensitive, responsible engineers, who acknowledge the importance of learning and sharing the facts with others, through providing them basic knowledge on civil engineering, helping them developing a creative mind, training them on research, planning, design and application techniquesX
2Have skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Have the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Have the ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
5Have the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
6Have ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issueX
7Have abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Have motivation for life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
9Is aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issuesX
10Have the ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
11Have consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX
12well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX