Strength of materials II 211

Module code SWK 211
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Centroids: centroids of lines, surfaces and volumes. Second moment of area, parallel axis theorem, products of inertia, moment of inertia around inclined axes. Fluid statics: resultant forces and their points of application on flat and curve surfaces. Constraints and statical determinacy. Shear forces and bending moments in beams. Deflection of beams: derivation and integration of differential equations. Friction: friction on surfaces, wedges and screws. Vibration: free undamped vibration, free damped vibration, forced undamped vibration, forced damped vibration, natural frequency and resonance. Cables: distributed loads, parabolic and uniform cables.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites SWK 122
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week, 3 tutorials per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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