Courses & Units

Civil Engineering 1 KNE216



(52 lectures and tutorials, 6 practical sessions)

Structural mechanics (34 lectures/tutorials):

  • Introduction
  • Concepts of stress and strain
  • Behaviour of axially loaded members
  • Internal force analysis of bar structures
  • Properties of cross-sectional areas
  • Longitudinal stresses due to bending
  • Deflections of beams

Introduction to fluid mechanics (18 lectures/tutorials):

  • Analysis of hydrostatic pressure variation and calculation of forces.
  • Analysis of steady flow by continuity and momentum conservation, the Bernoulli equation.
  • Measurement of flow (nozzles, weirs and venturis)


Unit name Civil Engineering 1
Unit code KNE216
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering

Dr Hui Jiao

Teaching staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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  • KMA152 or JEE103 and KMA154 or JEE104 and KNE113 or JEE135 and KNE151 or JEE136


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  • KNE212


Teaching Pattern

Lecture & tutorial: 4 hrs/ week. Laboratory sessions: 2


40% internal assessment of Laboratory reports, mid-semester test and weekly assignments plus a three-hour final examination (60%)

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