HS1722 Statics and Strength of Materials 7.5 credits

Statik och hållfasthetslära

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Support reactions
  • Normal force, shear force and bending moment
  • Hooke’s law
  • Axially loaded members. Trusses.
  • Normal stresses in beams
  • Deflections of beams

Intended learning outcomes *

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Determine the magnitude and direction of resultant force
  • Calculate the centre of mass for an asymmetric cross-section
  • Calculate support reactions for cantilever and simple beams
  • Calculate and draw load, shear and moment diagrams
  • Calculate normal stresses for axially loaded members
  • Perform calculations of deformation using Hooke’s law
  • Perform calculations of shear stresses for small cross-sections
  • Perform calculations of bending stresses in cantilever and simple beams
  • Calculate cumulative loads for cases with dead weight and one imposed load

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Students in year 1 of the Higher Education Diploma programme in Construction Management

Recommended prerequisites

AF1717 Technical Work, Methods and Tools
HF1700 Mathematics
HS1721 Building Technology

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Literature

Own compendium and practical assignments

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Passing grade on written examination (TEN1, 7.5 credits), grading scale: A-F

Overall course grade is based on grading scale A-F

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Reza Forouzesh-Asl

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Main field of study *

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Contact

Reza Forouzesh-Asl (reza.forouzesh-asl@byv.kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.