Strength of Materials

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Strength of Materials

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    EGB121

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Synopsis:
    This unit introduces the analysis of stress and strain in engineering components and systems such as principal stress and maximum shear stresses, stress transformation, thin walled structures, combined loading, yield criteria, and introduces the buckling of columns. This unit is located in second year and builds on your first year work in engineering mechanics.

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