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CIVL 1120 - Statics

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course presents a thorough introduction to the relationship between applied loads and the resultant support reactions and internal forces developed in statically determinate members and structures. Topics include classification of force systems, equilibrium equations, support conditions, freebody diagrams, support reactions, truss analysis by the methods of joints and sections, analysis of pinned plane frames, geometric properties of sections, distributed loading, and load, shear force and bending moment diagrams for beams.

Prerequisite(s)

MATH 1401 or (MATH 1011 and MATH 1012)

Credits

6.0

Cost

$932.57

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 79145

Mon Jan 08 - Thu Apr 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 05 Mon/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 2875

Instructor

Kian Karimi

Course Outline

Cost

$932.57

Notes

  1. Prerequisites: MATH 1013 or MATH 1401 OR (MATH 1101 AND MATH 1012). There will be no class on Monday, February 12, 2018 (Family Day Statutory Holiday) and Monday, April 2, 2018 (day in lieu of Easter Statutory Holiday). This course will run for a total of 24 classes.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65340

Mon Apr 09 - Thu Jul 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 05 Mon/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$932.57

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Monday, May 21, 2018 (Victoria Statutory Holiday) and Monday, July 2, 2018 (day in lieu of Canada Day Statutory Holiday). This course will run for a total of 24 classes.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Draw freebody diagrams of determinate members and/or structures.
  • Apply the fundamental equations of equilibrium to determine support reactions for plane structures.
  • Determine the location of the centroid for a composite body and the resultant force for a distributed load.
  • Utilize the method of sections to determine axial forces in pinned plane trusses.
  • Determine the required equilibrium pin reactions for machines and frames.
  • Derive axial forces, shear forces, and bending moments at a section.
  • Write equations for member shear force and bending moment as a function of location.
  • Graph shear force and bending moment functions.

Effective as of Winter 2012

Related Programs

CIVL 1120 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Statics and Mechanics of Materials (5th Edition)
Author Russell C. Hibbeler
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13438-259-3
Price $214.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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