Structural design 227

Module code MOW 227
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Analyse statistically determinate structures to obtain section forces and moments and stress distributions. Thin-walled pressure vessels. Stress and strain transformations. Introduction of stress tensor. Derivation of stress transformation equations. Eigenvalue/vector analysis for principle stresses and strains. Mohr’s circle. Failure criteria. Fatigue strength design. All analysis techniques above are applied to the open-ended design of components like beams and shafts.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites SWK 122
Contact time 4 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 2

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