<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; URL=noscript.html"> METU | Course Syllabus

Course Objectives

Course targets to teach general concepts in structural health monitoring; necessities; commonly used monitoring techniques; fields of application; data acquisition systems and transducer types; determination of critical measurement types and location; design of measurement setup; cost estimation; alert systems; remote communication; analytical simulation; structural properties extraction from data; analytical calibration; structural condition evaluation; damage detection; introduction to heuristic and statistical approaches in monitoring. Furthermore, students are encouraged to search and find contemporary information related to SHM practice around the world. Term projects are conducted in groups therefore team work is encouraged. Presentation skills are improved since term projects are presented in the classroom.