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Unit of study_

AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids

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.

Code AMME2301
Academic unit Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic
Credit points 6
(AMME1802 or ENGG1802) and (MATH1001 or MATH1021 or MATH1901 or MATH1921 or MATH1906 or MATH1931) and (MATH1002 or MATH1902) and (MATH1003 or MATH1023 or MATH1903 or MATH1923 or MATH1907 or MATH1933)

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. work and communicate with others in the tutorial sessions
  • LO2. understand the fundamental principles of elementary solid mechanics and basic methods for stress and deformation analysis of a simple solid structure or element
  • LO3. analyse problems in terms of strength and deformation in relation to the design, manufacturing and maintenance of simple solid structures
  • LO4. demonstrate an understanding of the applicability of simple stress analysis methods
  • LO5. demonstrate an understanding of when and why to do deformation analysis
  • LO6. model structures composed of bars and beams
  • LO7. apply boundary conditions for simple structural problems
  • LO8. demonstrate an understanding of how and why to use energy methods for structural analysis
  • LO9. perform fundamental buckling analysis