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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course presents an introduction to the relationship between applied loads and the resulting stresses and deformations produced in common structural elements. Topics include concepts of stress and strain, mechanical behaviour and testing of construction materials, elementary design principles using allowable stresses and factors of safety, analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate axially loaded bars, thermal stresses, moments of inertia, bending and shear stresses in beams, shear flow. A laboratory component is included in the delivery of this course.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$797.17

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of CIVL 2121 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 89565

Duration

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Mar 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 89565
  • Domestic fees $797.17
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 21 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3190
Instructor

Kanwar Bedi

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$797.17

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Pre-requisite: CIVL 1020 or CIVL 1120 (or similar course taken at a different institute). In-person course with on campus lab components. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Calculate the internal elastic stresses, strains and deformations produced by external forces acting on prismatic axial members and bending members.
  • Determine the position of the centroid of area and the value of the area moment of inertia for simple and built-up structural sections.
  • Use allowable stresses to determine the structural adequacy of simple connections and members subjected to axial, shear and/or bending stresses.
  • Set up and perform laboratory tests to determine basic material properties of steel and timber specimens and apply safety factors to the data to determine appropriate design axial and shear stresses.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2010

Related Programs

Stress Analysis 1 (CIVL 2121) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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