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Mechanics of materials (4 points)


Leader: M Isreb

Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Deflection using strain energy. Stresses in thick-walled cylinders due to internal and external pressures. Stresses in rotating discs. Contact stresses. Experimental stress analysis including strain gauging and photo-elasticity. Inelastic bending and torsion. Residual stresses. Plasticity of metals with application including evaluations of forces required in some applications such as rolling of metal strips, extrusion, tube sinking, etc.

Assessment: Examination: 60% + Laboratory: 15% + Assignments: 25%

Contact Hours: 39 lecture hours and 26 laboratory/tutorial hours

Prerequisites: GSE2201 or GEG2723

Prohibitions: GEG3723

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