Structural design 227

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

Analyse statically determinate structures to obtain section forces and moments and stress distributions. Axial loading, pure shear, torsion and bending. Stress and strain transformations. Derivation of stress transformation equations. Mohr’s circle. Failure criteria. Fatigue strength design. Introduction to code design, safety factors. All analysis techniques are applied to the open-ended design of hoisting systems and ropes, symmetric beams, shafts, springs, bolts and welds.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites SWK 122
Contact time 4 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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