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I. Shear and Bending  
1  Lecture 1: Shear and Bending (PDF) 

Problem Set 1: Shear and Bending 
2  Lecture 2: Balance (PDF)  Problem Set 2: Shear and Bending, Balancing  
II. Characteristics of Thin Walled Sections  
3  Lecture 3: Bending Without Twist (PDF)  Problem Set 3: Shear Stress, Center of Twist  
4  Lecture 4: Pure Twist Open Section (PDF)  Problem Set 4: Combined Torsion and MultiCell St. Venant’s Torsion  
5  Lecture 5: Pure Twist Closed Section (PDF)  
6  Lecture 6: Pure and Warping Torsion (PDF)  
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III. Introduction to Maestro  Problem Set 5: Maestro Tutorial and building model (preliminary)  
IV. Design Approach and Failure Analysis  
10  Design Philosophy and Approach (PDF)  Structural Design Introduction: Ch. 1 and 2 of Hughes.  
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Loads and Design Approach continued (PDF) 

V. Plate Bending  
12  Plate Bending Introduction (PDF)  
13  Plate Bending (PDF)  
14  Plate Bending Solution (PDF)  
VI. Panel, Girder, Frame Bending Failure Analysis  
15  Panel, Girder and Frame Limit States (PDF)  Plastic Hinge and Plastic Section Analysis: Section 16.1 of text.  Problem Set 6: Panel and Girder PSF Calculations 
VII. Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Columns  
16  Buckling (PDF)  Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Columns: Ch. 13 of text. 

VIII. Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Plates  
17  Plate Buckling (PDF)  Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Plates: Ch. 12 of text.  
IX. Buckling of Stiffened Panels  
18  Buckling of Stiffened Panels (PDF)  Longitudinally Stiffened Panels: Section 13.1 of text. Includes local buckling of stiffener (tripping).  
X. Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Panels  
19  Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Panels (PDF)  Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Panels: Ch. 14 of text.  
XI. Matrix, Grillage and FEM Analysis  
20  Intro to Matrix Analysis (PDF) 


21  Matrix Analysis continued (PDF)  
22  Pinjointed Beam Example (PDF)  
23  Flexure Only Beam  General Method (PDF)  
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Grillage Introduction Degrees of Freedom (PDF) 

Final Project  Barge Optimization 
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