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CIV_ENV 424: Stability of Structures

Quarter Offered

Fall : MWF 2:00-4:00 ; Bazant/Cusatis

Description

Buckling of perfect and imperfect columns, mathematical treatment of various types of stability problems and stability criteria, dynamic and static instability, and energy methods. Buckling of frames, trusses, and beams. Snap-through, elastic-plastic columns, creep buckling, and basic approach to buckling of two- and three-dimensional bodies.

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