Statics 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. 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.

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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