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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
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites STU 211 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Civil Eng
Period of presentation Semester 2

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