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CAE 520 - Buckling of Structures

Course Title: 

Buckling of Structures

Course Description: 

Review of simple column buckling for various conditions. Basic considerations of stable and unstable equilibrium. Determination of buckling loads of columns with variable cross-section. Analysis of elastic stability of framed structures. Approximate solutions of more complicated problems by various numerical and energy methods. Analysis of lateral and torsional stability of beams and beam-columns. Stability in the inelastic range of columns. Buckling of plates and cylindrical shells.

Credit: 

(4-0-4)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 411 with min. grade of C and CAE 431 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None