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Aerospace structures (4 points)


Leader: I H Marshall/R Jones

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Equilibrium conditions; introduction to structural elements such as trusses and frames; definitions of stress and strain; introduction to methods used to analyse structural members under tension, bending, torsion, shear and buckling; an introduction to combined stresses which includes the Mohr stress circle and static theories of failure; and an introduction to fatigue, stress concentration, the S-N curve and combined loads.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 80% + Assignments and laboratory reports: 20%

Contact Hours: 22 lecture hours and 22 tutorial/laboratory hours

Prerequisites: ENG1201

Prohibitions: MEC2470

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