Engineering and design
Principles and Applications of Strength of Materials
Module code: H7102
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Laboratory, Workshop
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework
This module will cover:
- Internal forces in solids and stress and strain
- Biaxial stress and thin-walled pressure vessels
- Plane stress and the relationship between stress and strain
- Elastic failure criteria
- Stress measurement
- Beam bending theory, shear force and bending moment diagrams, stresses and deflections in bending, strain energy in bending, indeterminate beams and fundamentals of stiffness method
- Springs and strain energy in torsion
- Dynamic loading
- Thick wall cylinders and rotating discs
- Elementary plastic design
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
Module learning outcomes
- Understand well established principles and have the ability to apply underlying concepts outside the context in which they were first studied.
- Posses a critical understand of the relationship between loading and stresses in beam subjected to bending; Ability to evaluate deflection of beams.
- Understand limits of knowledge and how this influences analysis of stress and strain.
- Understand the underlying concepts of elastic and plastic failure of materials.