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BYG140_1

Structural Mechanics 1

This is the study programme for 2020/2021.


Statics: Forces and systems of forces, force systems in two dimensions, trusses, center of gravity, bending moment, shear force and axial force diagrams, statically determinate and indeterminate beams and frames, deformations.
Mechanics of solids: Stress, strain, planar and 3-dimensional stresses, elastic materials, stress in beams.

Learning outcome

After completing the course the student shall:
- be familiar with the basic concepts associated with statics and mechanics of solids
- be able to calculate the reaction forces for statically determinate structures, based on the applied external forces
- be able to calculate deformation in statically determinate structures
- be able to calculate internal section forces in statically determinate structures and draw diagrams for these
- be able to calculate internal stresses and strains over a cross-section of a structural element which is subjected to external forces or temperature changes
- design simple statically determinate structures and structural elements

Contents

Statics: Forces and systems of forces, force systems in two dimensions, trusses, center of gravity, bending moment, shear force and axial force diagrams, statically determinate beams and frames, deformations.
Mechanics of solids: Stress, strain, planar and 3-dimensional stresses, elastic materials, stress in beams.

Required prerequisite knowledge

MAT100 Mathematical Methods 1

Exam

Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam1/14 hoursA - FBasic calculator specified in general exam regulations.

Coursework requirements

Exercises
8 compulsory assignements in total. 3/4 of the compulsory assignments must be approved in order to take the exam.
Compulsory course attendance that must be completed and approved before access to the laboratory: Electronic Course in Health, Safety and Environment

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher
Mudiyan Nirosha Damayanthi Adasooriya
Course coordinator
Mudiyan Nirosha Damayanthi Adasooriya
Head of Department
Tor Henning Hemmingsen

Method of work

5 hours lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week. Compulsory assignments.

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (SP)
Structural Mechanics 1 (BIB120_1) 10

Open to

Civil Engineering - Bachelor's Degree Programme
Petroleum Technology - Bachelor's Degree Programme
Industrial economics - Master's Degree Programme - 5 year
Petroleum Engineering - Master`s Degree programme in Petroleum Engineering, 5 years

Course assessment

By form and/or by discussions in class in accordance with university regulations.

Literature

Literatur will be published as soon as it has been prepared by the course coordinator/teacher


This is the study programme for 2020/2021.

Sist oppdatert: 15.08.2020

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