Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
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.
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