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DAY # LECTURES READINGS PROBLEM SETS
I. Shear and Bending
1 Lecture 1: Shear and Bending ( PDF)

  • Hull Girder Response Analysis: Ship Structural Design, Hughes, Ch. 3 – Sections 3.1-3.3.
  • Longitudinal Strength - Excerpt from Part 3: Hull Construction and Equipment. In Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels 2003, ABS.

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 Multi-Cell St. Venant’s Torsion
5 Lecture 5: Pure Twist Closed Section ( PDF)    
6 Lecture 6: Pure and Warping Torsion ( PDF)    
7

  • Lecture 7: Calculation Of Section Properties - Open ( PDF)
  • Lecture 7a: Calculation of Section Properties Closed ( PDF)

   
8

  • Lecture 8: Shear Center - Closed Section ( PDF)
  • Lecture 8a: Shear Stress Multicell Section ( PDF)
  • Lecture 8b: St. Venant Torsion Multi-cell ( PDF)

   
9

  • Lecture 9a: Composite Sections ( PDF)
  • Lecture 9b: Shear Lag ( PDF)
  • Lecture 9c: Yield Criteria ( PDF)

  • Ch. 3 and 6 of Hughes.
  • Refererence: Ch. 11 of Shames.

 
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.  
11 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.

  • Problem Set 7: Design Notes Part II
  • Problem Set 8: Design Notes Part III
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)

  • Example of Grillage Analysis.
  • Constant Stress/Strain Triangle Element: Hughes 7.3.

 
21 Matrix Analysis continued ( PDF)    
22 Pin-jointed Beam Example ( PDF)    
23 Flexure Only Beam - General Method ( PDF)    
24 Grillage Introduction
Degrees of Freedom ( PDF)
   
Final Project Barge Optimization

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