The course gives knowledge for the analysis of two-dimensional beam structures.
Content and learning outcomes
- Normal force, shear force and bending moment
- Hooke’s law
- Axially loaded members. Trusses
- Normal and shear stresses in beams
- Torsion of circular bars
- Deflections of beams
- Method of superposition. Flexibility method
- Buckling of columns
- Qualitative analysis of trusses, beams and frames
Intended learning outcomes
The student will learn to draw N V M diagrams and calculate strains and stresses for basic beams, frames and bar systems.
Literature and preparations
Introduktion till Strukturmekaniken KFS AB - Lund
Susanne Heyden, Ola Dahlblom, Anders Olsson och Göran Sandberg
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
A written examination (TENA; 4,5 university credits). Exercises (ÖVNA; 3 university credits)
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web SG1801
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