The main objective of this unit is to develop in students the ability to analyse engineering statics problems in a simple and logical manner through the application of several basic principles. It will consolidate the fundamental concepts of Newton's Mechanics learnt by students in physics courses during their college studies. [It also aims to provide students with the ability to make an informed decision about what a career in civil engineering might entail.] The unit covers fundamental concepts and principles of engineering mechanics - statics.
|Unit name||Engineering Statics|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||Third Party (UP Education)|
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- Analyse the static equilibrium in a range of common engineering contexts
- Present static equilibrium analysis results in form of axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams. I
- Analyse hydrostatic forces on rigid bodies using established calculation methods and/or MATLAB I
- Analyse internal forces in members of trusses and frames using established calculation methods and/or MATLAB
- Calculate centres of gravity and area moments of inertia using established calculation methods and/or MATLAB I
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ENG103
|Assessment||Mid-semester Test (20%)|Closed Book Exam (50%)|Weekly Assignments (10%)|Laboratory Reports (20%)|
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