Structural Mechanics I

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module you will be able to: Explain how trusses resist external forces. Determine the internal forces in statically determinate trusses. Explain how beams and frames resist external forces. Determine the internal forces in statically determinate beams and frames. Recognise conceptual links between structural and solid mechanics. Determine the stresses within simple elements and cross-sections, deflections in simple beams. Describe the concepts of designing for strength and deformation limits.

Assessments

This information is provided separately via the Student VLE System

Reading list

Module leaders

Dr Margaret Szabo