Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering, Engineering Science and Math, Environmental Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Corequisite: CVEN1300

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    An introduction to the strength of materials: revision of statics and properties of sections; 3 dimensional statics; concepts of stress and strain; stress-strain relationships; bars under axial force, bending moment, shear force, torsion; deflections due to bending and shear; combined stresses; stresses and strains at a point; principal stresses and strains; failure criterion; slender column buckling.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.


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