INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Architecture Master With Thesis
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 503 Engineering Structures Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 145

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Mustafa Kutaniş, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kutaniş, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

Developing an overview and introduction to structures and their use in buildings

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Developing an overview and introduction to structures and their use in buildings
Developing knowledge of the basic structural analysis assumptions, classify structural elements and systems
Developing knowledge of the fundamental principles of mechanics
Developing knowledge of structural behavior, structural analysis, and design within a building context

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introductory Concepts,
  2. Principles of Mechanics
  3. Intro. to Structural Analysis and Design
  4. Structural members and materials
  5. Mathematical Modelling of Structures
  6. Stability and redundancy
  7. Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings
  8. Snow loads (Eurocode & ASCE 7)
  9. Mid-term
  10. Wind loads (Eurocode & ASCE 7)
  11. Structural dynamics review
  12. Architectural seismic resistant design principles (Horizontal configurations)
  13. Architectural seismic resistant design principles (Vertical configurations)
  14. Tall buildings: An introduction
  15. Tall buildings: Design principles

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Introductory Concepts,
  2. Principles of Mechanics
  3. Intro. to Structural Analysis and Design
  4. Structural members and materials
  5. Mathematical Modelling of Structures
  6. Stability and redundancy
  7. Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings

  1. Snow loads (Eurocode & ASCE 7)
  2. Mid-term
  3. Wind loads (Eurocode & ASCE 7)
  4. Structural dynamics review
  5. Architectural seismic resistant design principles (Horizontal configurations)
  6. Architectural seismic resistant design principles (Vertical configurations)
  7. Tall buildings: An introduction
  8. Tall buildings: Design principles

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Lectures
  • Presentation
  • Seminar
  • Project
  • Assignments
  • Case Studies
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Homework115
Midterm Exam(s)120
Presentation115
Term Paper110
Final Exam140
+
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
  • Students will be able to understand the structural member behavior concept in building design
  • Students will be able understand the basic structural analysis and design criteria, processes, modeling techniques
TEXTBOOK(S)
  • Schodek & Bechthold, Structures, 7/E ISBN-10: 0132559137 ©2014 Prentice Hall

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16348
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)16348
Midterm Examination (1 week)122
Final Examination(1 week)122
Preparation for Midterm Examination11010
Preparation for Final Examination11010
Assignment / Homework/ Project12020
Seminar / Presentation155
Total Workload: 145
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6