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Structural Mechanics 1

  • Course Code :
    SCM 311
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

• Determine the normal stresses at sections due to axial force, bending moment. • Determine the shear stresses at sections due to Shear forces for solid and hollow sections • Determination of combined stresses and principle stresses • Determine the shear stresses at sections due to torsion moment in circular and non-circular sections. • Determine the deformation in statically determinate trusses by virtual work

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Structural Mechanics 1

Properties of plane areas, Stresses and strains in sections due to axial forces and bending moments, Shear stresses in symmetrical solid and hollow sections, Torsional shear stresses in circular and non-circular sections, Combined stresses, Principal stresses

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Structural Mechanics 1

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define basic concepts of structural modeling.
2- Understand the stresses induced in structures

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Ability to identify, formulate and analyze the engineering problems
2- Ability to derive different solution alternatives for engineering problems .
3- Ability to assess the obtained results accuracy.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Ability to handle different types of structures
2- - Ability to handle different structural systems

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Ability to practice team work and present results

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Structural Mechanics 1

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Properties of plane areas 4 4 1
Stresses and strains in sections due to axial forces and bending moments 6 6 3
Shear stresses in symmetrical solid and hollow sections. 10 10 3
Torsional shear stresses in circular and non-circular sections 10 10 3
Combined stresses 6 6 2
Determination of principle stresses 6 6 2

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Structural Mechanics 1

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Class Lectures
Tutorials

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Structural Mechanics 1

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Structural Mechanics 1

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Structural Analysis R.C.Hibbeler Prentice Hall

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