Engineering Structures - ZEIT3500

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Engineering & Information Technology @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZEIT3500 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ZEIT2504

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course extends the concepts of Mechanics of Solids to applications of Structural Mechanics in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering. The topics treated will include bending of indeterminate beams and unsymmetric beams, torsion and transverse loading of thin walled and stiffened structures, energy methods of structural analysis, failure analysis of metallic structures, introduction to fracture mechanics and fatigue behaviour.
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