10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: MEC102

Aims/Description: The module continues the process begun in the first year of providing the essential knowledge, understanding and skills associated with the mechanics of deformable solids which students require to become competent Chartered Mechanical Engineers. The module covers analysis of mechanical components under stress and application of different methods to evaluate stress state and deformation of deformable solids. Plastic failure is also covered.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students studying degrees within the Faculty of Engineering

Staff Contact: CARRE MATTHEW J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study, Formal Exam
Assessment: Formal Exam, Classroom testing

Notes: Part of the Accreditation by the Institution of Mechancial Engineers

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Mechanical Engineering):

Departmental Home Page
Teaching timetable


The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

URLs used in these pages are subject to year-on-year change. For this reason we recommend that you do not bookmark these pages or set them as favourites.

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK