CE 2047 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OF STRUCTURE ELECTIVE – V B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008

ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE V


CE 2047                         COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OF STRUCTURE                       L T P C

3  0 0 3

 

OBJECTIVE

The main objective of this programme is to train the student in the use of computers and creating a computer code as well as using commercially available software for the design of Civil Engineering structures.

 

UNIT I             INTRODUCTION                                                                                                   9

Fundamentals of CAD - Hardware and software requirements -Design process - Applications and benefits.

 

UNIT II            COMPUTER GRAPHICS                                                                                      9

Graphic primitives - Transformations -Wire frame modeling and solid modeling -Graphic standards Drafting packages

 

UNIT III           STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS                                                                                   9

Fundamentals of finite element analysis - Principles of structural analysis -Analysis packages and applications.

 

UNIT IV          DESIGN AND OPTIMISATION                                                                             9

Principles of design of steel and RC Structures -Applications to simple design problems Optimisation techniques - Algorithms - Linear Programming Simplex method

 

UNIT V           EXPERT SYSTEMS                                                                                              9

Introduction to artificial intelligence - Knowledge based expert systems -Rules and decision tables Inference mechanisms - Simple applications.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


TEXT BOOKS

1.         Groover  M.P.  and  Zimmers  E.W.  Jr.,  "CAD/CAM,  Computer  Aided  Design  and

Manufacturing", Prentice Hall of India Ltd, New Delhi, 1993.

2.         Krishnamoorthy C.S.Rajeev S., "Computer Aided Design", Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 1993

 

REFERENCES

1.         Harrison H.B., "Structural Analysis and Design", Part I and II Pergamon Press, Oxford,

1990.

2.         Rao S.S., "Optimisation Theory and Applications", Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi,

1977.

3.         Richard Forsyth (Ed), "Expert System Principles and Case Studies", Chapman and Hall, London, 1989.

 

 

 

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