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Mechanics of Solids 3 - MECH3400
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: MECH 2411, MATH2029 , MATH2039
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Introduction to theory of elasticity and torsion of prismatic bars. The virtual work principle and its application to deflection of beams and trusses. Introduction to the linear elastic fracture mechanics and crack propagation.

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