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Unit of Study CIVL2015 Mechanics of Materials (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of internal behaviour of beams subject to loading and ability to calculate the internal stresses

transform stresses and strains using Mohr's Circle theory

apply appropriate methods to determine deflections in flexural members

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 1.5 hours (Weekly)

Teaching method
Tutorial 1.5 hours (Weekly)

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hibbler, RC, 2014, Mechanics of Materials (SI edition), 9th, Pearson, Singapore.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

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