10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: MEC202

Aims/Description: The module provides an introduction of advanced analytical techniques used for study of deformable solids, a general knowledge of the techniques employed and skills to perform analysis for selected solid components and structures. It aims to provide students with the following: the skills and confidence to perform advanced analysis of solid components and structures; the knowledge of selected advanced analysis techniques employed on the more common components and structures; and an understanding of the behaviour of solids under two or three dimensional stress fields, and the limitations imposed by assumptions and boundary conditions.

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

Staff Contact: LONG HUI
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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