Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Centroids: centroids of lines, surfaces and volumes. Constraints and statical determinancy. Space trusses. Bending moments and cables: distributed loads, parabolic and uniform cables. Liquid statics: buoyancy. Elasticity: stress-strain, stiffness, elastic moduli relations, torsion. Deflection of beams: deriviation of differential equations, bending stresses. Friction: friction surfaces, wedges, screws, belt, bearings and rolling resistance. Work and energy, virtual work. Vibration.
3 tutorials per week, 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
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