FAF3201 Advanced Structure Dynamics, Modelling and Measurements 7.5 credits

Avancerad byggdynamik, modellering och mätning

This course gives a deeper insight into the theory and methods for the analysis of dynamically loaded structures and demonstrates the possibilities of using modelling and field measurements to access the behaviour of existing structures.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Behaviour of structural elements acted on by dynamic loads
  • Dynamic vehicle-structure interaction
  • Dynamic soil-structure interaction
  • Fundamental signal analysis
  • Field measurements for structural assessment

Intended learning outcomes *

The purpose of this course is to give a deeper insight into the theory and methods for the analysis of dynamically loaded structures and demonstrates the possibilities of using modelling and field measurements to access the behaviour of existing structures.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

  • Academic degree in civil engineering
  • Passed courses in basic finite element theory
  • Passed basic courses in structural dynamics
  • Experience in MATLAB programming

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Literature

Compendium and scientific articles

Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • RAP1 - Project report, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Raied Karoumi

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Structural Design & Bridges

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Raid Karoumi, 08-790 9084, raid.karoumi@byv.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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