Lectures and Class Notes for 2017b
Summer Semester
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Class/Day  Lecture Videos (MP4) 
Class Notes (Adobe .pdf) 
Materials Covered  
Week 1  
Class 1 Wednesday 5/31/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Introduction to class, Frame reactions in statically determinate structures, shear and moment diagrams for their members. 

Class 2 Friday 6/2/17 
MP4  Class Notes  FE Reference Manual – Counting to see if structure is stable/unstable, statically determinate/indeterminate. Drawing moment diagrams for the frame members, and writing equations for the moments in the frame members. Forces inside of truss members by Method of Joints, Zero force members. 

Week 2  
Class 3 Monday 6/5/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Zero force members; Solving for forces in truss members using method of sections; Writing a moment equation for triangular loading on a member; Solving for reactions on a complex frame 

Class 4 Wednesday 6/7/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Review zeroforce members Statical determinacy/indeterminacy for beams and frames, Get MASTAN Introduction to changing a statically indeterminate structure into a statically determinate (primary) structure which can be solved by statics. 

Class 5 Friday 6/9/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Determining and plotting moments inside of statically determinate frames; Solving for forces/moments inside a 1st degree statically indeterminate beam; Solving for forces/moments inside a 2nd degree statically indeterminate beam; Solving for forces/moments inside of a 1st degree indeterminate frame.  
Week 3  
Class 6 Monday 6/12/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Short discussion on Special Problem #2; Writing moment equations M_{0}, m_{1}, m_{2}, finding deflections for the moment diagrams obtained in Class 5’s work;  
Class 7 Wednesday 6/14/17 
MP4  Class Notes  
Class 8 Friday 6/16/17 
MP4 Video failed. Rats.  Class Notes  Naming convention for D_{10}, D_{20}, d_{11}, d_{12}, d_{21}, d_{22}, etc. Deflections using direct integration. 

Miscellaneous  Help with problems SP1, SP2, SP2a, SP3&SP2c, SP3  
Week 4  
Class 9 Monday 6/19/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Deflections using virtual work.  
Class 10 Wednesday 6/21/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Principal of Virtual Forces for Deformable Bodies – Virtual Work, Unit Load Method, Virtual Load Method, …  
Class 11 Friday 6/23/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Using the unit load method to solve for deflections and statically indeterminate reactions in trusses.  
Miscellaneous  Flipped moment diagram MP4 Flipped moment diagram MOV 
Draw shear and moment diagram  Drawing shear and moment diagrams – why do the diagrams curve upwards or downwards?  
Week 5  
Class 12 Monday 6/26/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Beam deflections by virtual work.  
Class 13 Wednesday 6/28/17 
Quiz A  Quiz A  Quiz A  
Class 14 Friday 6/30/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Volume integrals. Direct Integration. Solution of simple statically indeterminate structures by Flexibility Method.  
Week 6  
7/3/17  No classes  
Class 15 Wednesday 7/5/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Deflections by unit load method.  
Class 16 Friday 7/7/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Teaming problem. Solve for reactions on 2nd degree statically indeterminate beam.  
Week 7  
Class 17 Monday 7/10/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Drawing moment diagrams for primary structures. Calculating DELTA _{i0} and delta _{ij}  
Class 18 Wednesday 7/12/17 
MP4 MP4 – using Mastan2 
Class Notes  Demonstration of using MASTAN2.  
Class 19 Friday 7/14/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Influence line generation.  
Week 8  
Class 20 Monday 7/17/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Detailed instructions for generating influence lines. Where to place loads on influence lines.  
Class 21 Wednesday 7/19/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Influence lines for distributed loads, pinned structures.  
Class 22 Friday 7/21/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Review for Quiz B  
Quiz B Evening Review  MP4  Class Notes  Evening review for Quiz B  
Week 9  
Class 23 Monday 7/24/17 
Quiz B  Quiz B  Quiz B  
Class 24 Wednesday 7/26/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Tons of example influence lines and calculation of loads and where to put loads on influence lines, where to put trucks on beams for maximum possible moments, influence lines for beams with pinned extensions.  
Class 25 Friday 7/28/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Standard truck loadings, lane loadings, more influence lines for statically indeterminate structures, floor loads and how they get from the floor to the beams and girders.  
Week 10  
Class 26 Monday 7/31/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Wind Loads  
Class 27 Wednesday 8/2/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Cleanup class – truss influence lines, approximate methods including vertical loads and horizontal loads (portal method), more influence lines for statically indeterminate structures. Introduction to stiffness methods.  
Class 28 Friday 8/4/17 
MP4  Class Notes  Stiffness methods  
Week 11  
Class 29 Monday 8/7/17 
MP4 Recovered 
Class Notes  Stiffness methods. Help session. 
The above links will be dead until we actually generate the notes and I get them posted. Email me if I forget to post a set: Lowery@tamu.edu