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Course code

DE6308

Level

6

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To develop an understanding and advanced knowledge of strengths of materials and the detailed design of mechanical engineering components.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply strengths of materials theory to complicated engineering applications
  • Design beams in steel, timber and concrete and determine deflections for complex loading situations
  • Design pressure cylinder application
  • Calculate the failure load for eccentrically loaded columns
  • Design plate application
  • Design springs and determine operations stresses and deflections
  • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant design codes