Mechanics of Solids (AMME2301)


Equilibrium of deformable structures; basic concept of deformation compatibility; stress and strain in bars, beams and their structures subjected to tension, compression, bending, torsion and combined loading; statically determinate and indeterminate structures; energy methods for bar and beam structures; simple buckling; simple vibration; deformation of simple frames and cell box beams; simple two-dimensional stress and Morh's circle; problem-based applications in aerospace, mechanical and biomedical engineering.

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Lecture 3 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week.


Through semester assessment (35%) and Final Exam (65%)


R.C. Hibbeler/Mechanics of Materials/9th/2014/9789810694364//

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ENGG1802 AND (MATH1001 OR MATH1901) AND (MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1903)

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