10 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: MEC330

Aims/Description: This module brings together knowledge gained of engineering science aspects of stress, deformation analysis, and material strength, and to apply them to engineering components. The module will broaden students' perspectives by introducing the 3D nature of stress, plastic analysis, fracture response and tribology. Practical aspects will be introduced by case studies.

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

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study, Formal Exam
Assessment: Formal Exam

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

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