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Department of Civil Engineering
CIVL 3121 - Class Presentations and Notes
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The following links allow you view videos and download pdf versions of the class notes for CIVL 3121. Just click on the appropriate section of the notes and download it to your local computer. Once you have a copy of the notes you can view them in Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Acrobat Reader also will allow you to print out copies of the notes. If you have questions about this procedure, please contact Dr. Camp.

 

Week 1 Overview (January 19-21)

Apply skills from CIVL 2131 for the analysis of statically determinant structures.

By the end of Week 1, students should be able to:
• Calculate support reaction for statically determinant structures.
• Calculate determinacy and stability of 2D beams and frames

Instructions:

  1. To start, complete the Intro Quiz.
    The quiz will be available on eCourseware on 1/19/2021 from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    Work the problems and then scan your work as a single pdf file and then upload to eCourseware dropbox by 11:00 a.m.
  2. Review Intro Quiz (solution)
  3. Read Chapters 1 and 2 in the textbook
  4. Review the videos:
    1. What is CIVL 3121? Part 1 & Part 2 (slides)
    2. Introduction to structural analysis - video (slides)
    3. Introduction to the analysis of determinate structures - Part 1 & Part 2 (slides)
    4. MemFix4 video
  5. Download the Example Problems Chapter 2a and work on the problems
  6. After you have attempted Example Problems 2a, review the posted solutions:
    videos: 2a-1, 2a-2, 2a-3, 2a-4, 2-27. & 2-43;
    pdfs: 2a-1, 2a-2, 2a-3, 2a-4, 2-18, 2-27, 2-39, & 2-43
  7. Download the Example Problems Chapter 2b and work on the problems
  8. After you have attempted Example Problems 2a, review the posted solutions:
    pdfs: 2b-1, 2b-2, and 2b-3
  9. Complete Quiz #1.
    The quiz will be available on eCourseware on 1/21/2021 from 10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
    Work the problems and then scan your work as a single pdf file and then upload to eCourseware dropbox by 10:30 a.m.
  10. Complete HWK #1 using Pearson’s Mastering Engineering online tool due 1/21/2021
  11. Review solutions to Intro Quiz and Quiz #1 (solution posted after quiz)

 

 


This website was originally developed by Charles Camp for CIVL 3121.
This site is maintained by the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis.
Your comments and questions are welcomed.

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