Engineering units

University of Tasmania
Engineering Units - 1996


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ACC814 Stress Analysis

Covers theoretical, numerical and experimental stress analysis of two and three dimensional bodies. Topics include: stress functions in rectangular and polar coordinates, St Venant torsion, composite laminate analysis, laterally loaded plates, torsion of thin walled sections, finite differences, finite elements, boundary elements.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr CG Foster
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [16.67%]
teaching pattern 3 hrs weekly (12 weeks), 36 hrs project
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), project (50%)
required texts, etc
Timoshenko SP and Goodier JN, Theory of Elasticity,  3rd edn, McGraw Hill.

recommended reading
Course: Master of Technology







Staff of the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering
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ACC831 Advanced Hydraulics

Covers kinematics and dynamics of ideal fluid flow; gradually varying flow in open channels; transitions and controls, weirs spillways; bends in subcritical flow; unsteady flow: approximate and numerical solutions; waterhammer; solution by graphical and numerical methods; mass oscillations, surge tanks.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr JS Montes
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [16.67%]
teaching pattern 3 hrs weekly (12 weeks), 36 hrs project
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), project (50%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Master of Technology







Staff of the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering
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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
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ACC834 Advanced Geomechanics

For a description of this unit, contact the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering

Special notes
teaching staff Mr B Cousins
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [16.67%]
teaching pattern 3 hrs weekly (12 weeks), 36 hrs project
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exam (50%), project (50%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Master of Technology







Staff of the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering
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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
Details shown above were correct at the time of publication. While every effort is made to keep this information up to date, the University reserves the right to discontinue or vary courses at any time without notice.

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