Checking date: 11/12/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Structural Engineering
Study: Master in Industrial Engineering (226)

Coordinating teacher: SANCHEZ SAEZ, SONIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Structural Mechanics, Elasticity, Strength of Materials
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Ability to design, construction and operation of industrial plants. Knowledge of construction, building, facilities, infrastructure and urban planning in the field of industrial engineering. Knowledge and skills for the analysis and design of structures. Knowledge and application of technical rules of industrial structures
Description of contents: programme
Topic 1. Fundamentals concepts 1. Equilibrium 2. Types of support 3. Statically indetermination degree 4. Force laws Topic 2. Analysis of procedures 1. Calculation of movements 2. Energy theorems 3. Principle of superposition 4. Symmetry and antisymmetry 5. Thermal Loads Topic 3. Frames 1. Calculation of efforts in frames 2. Calculation of movement in frames 3. Analysis of non statically undetermined frames 4. Thermal loads and rerrors in executions Topic 4. Reticulated structures 1. Approach and objectives 2. Concept of non-traslational or translational structures 3. Methods of resolution 4. Archs Topic 5. Matrix calculus 1. Calculation hypothesis 2. Calculation Methods 3. Phases of matrix analysis 4. Loads in bars 5. Symmetry and aanti-symmetric
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, classes resolve doubts in small groups, student presentations, individual tutorials and personal work, including study, tests and examinations; aimed at the acquisition of theoretical knowledge.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • R.C. Hibbeler. . Structural analysis.. Pearson Education Limited. 2019

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.