Structural Systems (CE524) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Structural Systems CE524 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tolga AKIŞ
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To become familiar with the types of structural systems which are used to carry different type of loads. To introduce advantages and disadvantages of various structural systems. To learn the procedures for analyzing and design of structural systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to understand the fundamental principles of structural systems such as concrete structures, steel structures and timber structures
  • Students will be able to understand the lateral and vertical loads acting on the structural systems.
  • Students will be able to understand various structural system types and their modeling.
Course Content The classifications of structural systems, loads acting on structural system, structural requirements, reinforced concrete structures, steel structures, masonry structures, timber structures, composite structures.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Structural Systems
3 Loads Acting on Structural Systems
4 Structural Requirements
5 Reinforced Concrete Structures
6 Reinforced Concrete Structures
7 Steel Structures
8 Steel Structures
9 Masonry Structures
10 Masonry Structures
11 Timber Structures
12 Timber Structures
13 Composite Systems
14 Composite Systems
15 Final Exam Period
16 Final Exam Period

Sources

Other Sources 1. Moore F. (1999), Understanding Structures, McGrew-Hill.
2. Salmon, C.G. and Johnson, J.E. (2008), Steel Structures, Happer Collins.
3. Levy M. (1994) , Why Building Fall Down, Publisher Norton and Co.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 25
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 45
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 55
Percentage of Final Work 45
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and engineering and an ability to apply these knowledge to solve Civil engineering problems. X
2 Ability to design Civil Engineering systems fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints
3 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems.
4 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment X
5 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications
6 Ability to carry out independent research in the field and to report the results of the research effectively and be able to present the research results at scientific meetings. X
7 Sufficient oral and written English knowledge to follow scientific conferences in the field and communicate with colleagues.
8 Ability to effectively use knowledge in the field to work in disciplinary/multidisciplinary teams and the skill to lead these teams
9 Consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning,ability for continuous renovation and monitoring the developments on science and technology and awareness on entrepreneurship and innovation
10 Professional and ethical responsibility to gather and interpret data, apply and announce solutions to Civil Engineering problems. X
11 An ability to investigate, improve social connections and their conducting norms with a critical view and act to change them when necessary.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125