FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE521 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5620521
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERDEM CANBAY
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Objective

The objectives of this course are to familiarize students with experimental principles and techniques used in civil & structural engineering research and practice, to improve data interpretation / discussion and report writing skills, to encourage the students towards experimental research, and to demonstrate reinforced concrete behavior studied earlier.

Course Content

Principles of model analysis. Design and construction of models. Loading systems: Loading principles, Methods of load application, loading frames. Load distribution arrangement, safety considerations. Strain measurement systems. Displacement, rotation and curvature measurements. Dynamic measurements. Nondestructive testing principles. Calibration. Principles of data recording. Principles of data analysis. (R)

Learning Outcomes

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