ME-104 / 6 crédits

Enseignant: Nunes Pereira de Almeida Reis Pedro Miguel

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The student will acquire the basis for the analysis of static structures and deformation of simple structural elements. The focus is given to problem-solving skills in the context of engineering design.

Content

Keywords

Statics, Equilibrium, Mechanism, Structure

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Recommended courses

PHYS-101 – General Physics: Mechanics (Physique générale: mécanique).

Important concepts to start the course

Familiarity with vector calculus.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Model and analytically solve simple problems of statics and stress analysis, S1
  • Analyze and design assemblies of simple mechanical elements in the framework of static and buckling S2

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Continue to work through difficulties or initial failure to find optimal solutions.
  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.

Teaching methods

Lectures, example problems, homework, practical demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Assessment methods

Final Written Exam (100% of the final grade)

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Recommended Books:

D. Gross, W. Hauger, J. Schröder, W.A. Wall, N. Rajapakse (2012) "Engineering Mechanics 1: Statics" 2nd Edition, Springer

D. Gross, W. Hauger, J. Schröder, W.A. Wall, J. Bonet (2017) "Engineering Mechanics 2: Mechanics of Materials" 2nd Edition, Springer  

J.L. Meriam and L. G. Kraige (2004) ‘‘Statique : mécanique de l'ingénieur.’’ Wiley (French version)

J.L. Mariam, L.G. Kraige, and J.N. Bolton (2018) “Engineering Mechanics: Statics.” Wiley (English version)

 

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Printed notes/handouts of the lectures will be provided with material that enhances and complements recommended books.

Websites

Prerequisite for

Mécanique des structures, Systèmes mécaniques.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to structural mechanics
  • Cours: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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