Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Introduction to Dynamics of Structures CIV453 7 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites Not available

Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. Murat Emre KARTAL
Instructors Assoc.Prof. Murat Emre KARTAL
Goals To teach the soluion methods of the dynamic analysis procedures of the structures.
Contents Definition of the dynamic loads. Dynamic mathematical models of the structures. Single and multi degree of freedom systems. Free vibration. Forced vibration. Earthquake forces.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To understand the importance of dynamics of structures in the design of the modern structures.
2 To understand basic principles of the dynamic response of structures.
3 To apply the theory of the dynamics of structures to practical problems.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Learning by writing and teaching items on the board, question-answer.
Assessment Methods Exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to dynamics of structures, single degree of freedom (SDOF) systems. Review Matrix Structural Analysis Lecture notes
2 Free vibration of SDOF systems. review sources
3 Free vibration of SDOF systems. review sources
4 Dynamic response of SDOF systems subjected to harmonic loads. review sources
5 Dynamic response of Free vibration of SDOF systems subjected t harmonic loads. review sources
6 Response of SDOF systems subjected to general loads: Duhamel's integral. review sources
7 Response of SDOF systems subjected to general loads: Duhamel's integral. review sources
8 Response of SDOF systems subjected to general dynamic loads: Solution with step by step. review sources
9 Response of SDOF systems subjected to general dynamic loads: Solution with step by step. review sources
10 Multi degree of freedom (MDOF) systems, free vibration of multi degree freedom systems. to learn the calculation of the single degree of freedom systems.
11 Free vibration of MDOF systems. review sources
12 Dynamic response of MDOF systems: Mode Superposition Method. review sources
13 Dynamic response of MDOF systems: Mode Superposition Method. review sources
14 Dynamic response of MDOF systems: Mode Superposition Method. review sources



Sources
Textbook 1) Lecture notes. 2) Chopra, A.K. (1995), Dynamics of Structures, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Additional Resources 3) Uzsoy, Ş. Z. (2006), Yapı Dinamiği ve Deprem Mühendisliği: Çözülmüş Örnek Problemler, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul. 4) Celep, Z. Ve Kumbasar, N. (1992), Örneklerle Yapı Dinamiği ve Deprem Mühendisliğine Giriş, İstanbul. 5) Çelebi, M. ve Erdik, M. (1977), Yapı Dinamiğine Giriş, Ankara. 6) Clough, R.W. ve Penzien, J. (1993), Dynamics of Structures, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Singapore.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 7 5 35
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 137
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.57
ECTS Credit of the Course 5