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SEV453 - Advanced Structural Analysis

Unit details


2016 unit information

Offering information:

Available from 2017 (subject to approval)

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Y Wang





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hours of class per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Students must attend and participate in some unit-specific mandatory activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.  Students must attend and participate in some unit-specific mandatory activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.


This unit aims to provide an introduction to dynamic structural response analysis of single degree of freedom (SDOF) and multiple degree of freedom (MDOF) structures to dynamic loads and other related advanced topics, including modal analysis, structural health monitoring, and so on. It will enable students to analyse vibration of structures under various loads and to design structures against dynamic loads


Two assignments 40% (20% each), Final report 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in the unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the final report and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 9.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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