Theory of structures 221

Module code STU 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to material science in structural engineering. Concepts like stress, strain, elasticity, stress-strain diagrams, elasticity modules, strength and deformation as applied in structural engineering. Cross-sectional properties of structural elements. Types of stresses, and their transmission in structural elements. Introduction to the relationship between stress and strain (deflection) in beams by Coulomb's theory. Introduction to the analysis of compressive structural elements by means of Euler’s theory.

Module credits 8.00
Prerequisites STU 211 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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