# DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2015/2016

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# Undergraduate Course: Solid Mechanics 3 (MECE09009)

 School School of Engineering College College of Science and Engineering Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Availability Available to all students SCQF Credits 10 ECTS Credits 5 Summary To give a basic understanding of structural modelling and stress analysis to the student to check design work for strength and stability, to check stress existing designs and to investigate failure problems. Course description Not entered
 Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Structural Mechanics 2A (SCEE08002) Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
 Pre-requisites None High Demand Course? Yes
 Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None Course Start Semester 1 Timetable Timetable Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 3, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 4, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 60 ) Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 80 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 20 % Additional Information (Assessment) Examination 80% Laboratories 20% Feedback Not entered Exam Information Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes Main Exam Diet S1 (December) Solid Mechanics 3 2:00 Resit Exam Diet (August) 2:00
 On completion of the course, the students should be able to 1. Use singularity functions in bending moment equations 2. Recognise unsymmetric bending problems 3. Calculate stresses and deflections for skew loading bending problems 4. Calculate the position of the Princ. Axes in an unsymmetric cross section 5. Find the position of the NA in an unsymmetric cross section 6. Calculate the shear stresses in thin sections 7. Appreciate the limitations of the shear stress equation 8. Calculate the shear stresses in a cross section with one axis of symmetry 9. Calculate the position of the Shear Centre of a cross section 10. Apply Euler's Buckling Equation 11. Appreciate the errors in the Euler Buckling Equation 12. Use the slenderness ratio in the design of struts 13. Apply ecc. Loading as a design approach to real struts 14. Calculate the Work Done by external forces on structures 15. Calculate the Strain Energy stored in a structure due standard loading actions 16. Calculate the Strain Energy due to combined loading 17. Use strain energy to calculate impact stresses 18. Conservation of Energy in structures 19. Apply Unit Force Method to simple structures 20. Apply Castigliano's Th 1&2 to beams, curved beams, combined structures and frameworks.
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 Course URL http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/teaching/mech/ Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered Additional Class Delivery Information Tutorials either Tue or Wed 11.10-12.00. Keywords Not entered
 Course organiser Dr Vengatesan Venugopal Tel: Email: V.Venugopal@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Mrs Lynn Hughieson Tel: (0131 6)50 5687 Email: eto@eng.ed.ac.uk
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