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About the course
This course includes types of structures, supports and loads. Idealization of structure and loads, analysis of determinate trusses, beams, plane frames and arches. This course is also interested in principles of equilibrium for determining reactions, bending moments and shear diagrams;Influence lines and matrix methods of structural analysis. Introduction to computer programs and use of program packages for structural analysis.