Mechanics of Solids 1 - MMAN2400

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite:(MATH1231 or MATH1241) and (MMAN1300 or CVEN1300 or MINE1300)

Excluded: CVEN2301

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This is the fundamental engineering course for mechanical engineers, with content as follows: Stress, strain. tension/compression test, stress/strain diagram and relationships, Hooke's law, strain energy, Poisson's ratio. shear stress/strain diagram, failure due to creep and fatigue, axial (thermal) stress/strain, geometrical properties of plane figures & second moment of area, simple bending stress, deflections in beams, torsion of circular shafts, helical springs, statically determinate/indeterminate systems, introduction to finite elements, combined stresses, membrane stresses in thin cylindrical and spherical pressure vessels, stress/strain variation at a point in 2D (Mohr's circle), stress variation in 3D.


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