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Structural Mechanics 1

  • Course Code :
    SCM 311
  • Level :
  • 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

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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