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CEE6501 - Matrix Structural Analy - (3-0-3) Static analysis of framed structures by flexibility and stiffness methods; computer models and solution for applied loads, temperature, support settlement, and member prestrain effects.
CEE6504 - Finite Element Methods - (3-0-3) Introduction to the element method with emphasis on analysis of solids and structures. One-, two-, and three-dimensional finite. Modeling, approximations, and errors.
CEE6507 - Nonlinear Finite Elem - (3-0-3) Lagrangian formulations for nonlinear analysis of solids and structures, including consistent linearization and state determination. Incremental-iterative solution approaches; computational plasticity. Software implementation.
CEE6510 - Structural Dynamics - (4-0-4) Vibration and dynamic response of linear and nonlinear structures to periodic and general disturbing forces, with and without damping effects. Wind and earthquake SDOF and MDOF effects.
CEE6513 - Comput Methods-Mechanics - (3-0-3) Generalization of finite element concepts; Galerkin-weighted residual and variational approaches; mixed and hybrid finite element formulations, applications, transient dynamic analysis; software implementation.
CEE6521 - Reinfor Concrete Members - (3-0-3) Behavior and design of RC members; ductility and inelastic response; deep beams; corbel and torsion design; column biaxial bending; shearwalls; effects of creep and shrinkage.
CEE6522 - Reinf Concrete Slab Sys - (3-0-3) Analysis and design of two-way slab systems, structural walls, and complex building configurations. Equivalent frame and analysis, strip and yield-line technique, application of finite element method to design of slab and wall systems.
CEE6523 - Prestressed Concrete - (3-0-3) Principles and practice of prestressed concrete. Analysis and design of statically determinate and indeterminate beams, and one-way and two-way slabs; precast pretensioned, posttensioned.
CEE6527 - Structural Steel Design - (3-0-3) Strength, behavior, and design of steel structures according to WSD and LRFD. Plate girders, composite beams, bolted and welded connections, beam-columns, and torsion.
CEE6530 - Structural Systems - (3-0-3) Behavior and design of steel and concrete building and bridge systems. Introduction to structural planning with emphasis on economics, structural behavior, serviceability, and strength considerations.
CEE6533 - Polymer Composite Struct - (3-0-3) Strength, behavior, and design of polymeric composites, structural members, and connections for civil engineering applications.
CEE6536 - Rehab-Existing Structure - (3-0-3) Deterioration science; corrosion of steel, alkali-silica reaction, freezing and thawing. Assessment and evaluation of existing structures, nondestructive testing, and nondestructive evaluation.
CEE6541 - Earthquake Engineering - (3-0-3) Characteristics of earthquakes; design and rehabilitation of civil engineering structures for earthquake ground motion; code provisions; case studies.
CEE6544 - Structural Modeling - (3-0-3) Modeling of structures for static, dynamic, and nonlinear analysis using finite elements. Effects of parameters on the structural behavior.
CEE6547 - Nonlinear Design - (3-0-3) Analysis and design of structures based on ultimate load capacity. Application of the fundamental theorems of plastic design to continuous beams, frames, and grillages.
CEE6551 - Strength of Materials - (3-0-3) Study of advanced topics from mechanics of materials with application to structures. Typical topics: energy methods, failure theories, post-yield behavior, generalized bending and torsion.
CEE6554 - Theory-Elastic Stabiltiy - (3-0-3) Concepts of elastic stability, simple mechanical models, buckling of beam-columns and frames, beams on elastic foundation, and plates energy methods, torsional and lateral buckling.
CEE6557 - Theory-Plates and Shells - (3-0-3) Plate bending, approximate methods, nonlinearity, stiffened and anisotropic plates. Stress and deformation of shells with and without bending, surfaces of revolutions, and shallow shells.
CEE6560 - Applied Elasticity - (3-0-3) Introduction to traction, stress, and equilibrium; deformations, strain compatibility; constitutive equations; two-dimensional problems in Cartesian and polar coordinates; application to extension, bending, and torsion.
CEE6563 - Energy Methods-Mechanics - (3-0-3) Virtual work, principles of potential energy and complementary energy, Castigliano's theorems, generalized and stationary variational principles, energy methods, structural applications, nonlinear problems, Hamilton's principle.
CEE6566 - Plasticity& Viscoelastic - (3-0-3) Plastic deformation, yield conditions, flow rules and normality, relaxation and creep, viscoelasticity, tubes and spheres, torsion and bending, slip line fields, viscoelastic boundary value problems.
CEE6569 - Wave Propagation-Solids - (3-0-3) Plane waves in elastic half-spaces, reflection and refraction; Rayleigh and Stonely waves; waveguides, Love waves, Rayleigh-Lamb modes; Cagniard-de Hoop method; in anisotropic media.
CEE6571 - Experiment Stress Analy - (2-3-3) Study of surface stress and strain using brittle coatings and strain gauges. Strain gauge circuits, static and dynamic problems, transducer design and circuits.
CEE6581 - Engr Programming Meth - (2-3-3) Engineering programming concepts through the application of numerical solution techniques including program development, efficiencies, documentation, and testing using formal data structures and algorithms.
CEE6582 - Eng Knowledge-based Prog - (2-3-3) The usage and development of knowledge-based computer systems in engineering is studied. Topics include knowledge acquisition, representation, and verification.
CEE6583 - Object-oriented Prog-Eng - (3-0-3) Coverage of object-oriented and multimedia technologies is presented for their proper development and utilization in solving engineering problems.
CEE7772 - Fund-Fracture Mechanics - (3-0-3) Advanced study of failure of structural materials under load, mechanics of fracture, and microscopic and macroscopic aspects of the fracture of engineering materials. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, and MSE 7772.
CEE7773 - Adv Fracture Mechanics - (3-0-3) Nonlinear fracture mechanics including elastic-plastic and time-dependent fracture, advanced test methods, J-integral theory, and extensions. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, and MSE 7773.
CEE7774 - Fatigue-Materials&Struct - (3-0-3) Mechanical and microstructural aspects of nucleation and growth of cracks under cyclic loading conditions, nitch effects, cumulative damage, multiaxial loading, and fatigue crack propagation. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, and MSE 7774.
CEE7791 - Damage & Fail-Composites - (3-0-3) Provide knowledge of the fundamental concepts and methods related to analysis and assessment of damage, failure and durability of composite materials. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, MSE, and PTFE 7791.
CEE7792 - Mechanics of Composites - (3-0-3) Anisotropic elasticity, failure theories, hygrothermal behavior, 3-D analysis of laminates, thick laminates, free edge effects, stress concentrations, joints, creep and fracture of composites. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, MSE and PTFE 7792.
CEE7793 - Manufacture-Composites - (3-0-3) Major manufacturing techniques for metal-, ceramic-, and polymer-matrix composites. Modeling of processes with emphasis on fundamental mechanisms and effects. Crosslisted with AE, CHE, ME, MSE and PTFE 7793.