Back close

Course Detail

Course Name Stability of Structures
Course Code 18SC714
Program M. Tech. in Structural & Construction EngineeringPlacements & Partners
Credits Coimbatore
Year Taught 2019

Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Buckling of columns – introduction – concepts of stability – methods of Neutral Equilibrium – Euler column – Eigen value problem – Axially loaded column – Eccentrically loaded column Energy principle – Raleigh Ritz method – Galerkin method – Numerical methods (New mark’s Finite Difference and matrix methods) Beams and Beam columns – introduction – lateral buckling of beams – beam column with concentrated and distributed loads – effect of axial load on bending stiffness Buckling of frames – introduction – modes of buckling – critical load using various methods Neutral equilibrium – slope deflection equations, matrix method. Buckling of plates – Differential equation of plate buckling – critical loan on plates for various boundary conditions – Energy method – Finite difference method.

Text Books

  • Theory of elastic stability, Timoshenko and Gere. Tata McGraw Hill, 2010.
  • Principles of Structural Stability Theory, Alexandar Chajes, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1980.
  • Structural Stability of columns and plates, Iyenger, N.G.R., Affiliated East west press Pvt Ltd., 1990.
  • Buckling Strength of metal structures, Bleich F., McGraw Hill, 1991.

References

‘Stability of Structures’ is an elective course offered in M. Tech. program in Structural & Construction Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus.

DISCLAIMER: The appearance of external links on this web site does not constitute endorsement by the School of Biotechnology/Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities, the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. These links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this web site.

Admissions Apply Now