Mechanics of Solids II
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
Course outline: This course aims to develop a more advanced understanding of the mechanics of solids. Topics include: compound stresses and theories of failure; elastic strain energy; combined loading of shafts and beams; thin and thick cylinders; compound cylinders and shrink fits; elementary plasticity; rotating discs and shafts.
12 NQF credits at level 7; 36 lectures, 2 practicals
DP requirements: Satisfactory progress in class tests & laboratory reports
Assessment: Class tests, laboratory reports, June examination 3 hours
Course Entry Requirements: MEC2025F, MAM2083S, MAM2084S (DP)
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.