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Engineering Mechanics (E MCH)

E MCH 213D Strength of Materials with Design (3) Stress and deformation in members under axial, bending, and torsional loads, combined stress; columns. Design with a project.

E MCH 213D Strength of Materials with Design (3)

Strength of Materials with Design adds depth and breadth to the traditional course material, provides an understanding of how the course topics are applied in engineering, introduces the student to information resources crucial to doing engineering and requires teamwork, research and decision-making.

The student is expected to learn: the fundamentals of strength of materials which include the ability to analyze stress and strain structural elements under axial, bending, torsional and multi-axial behavior and predict the onset of buckling in columns. These objectives are the same for E MCH 213, the traditional course. Distinguishing features of E MCH 213D, Strength of Materials with Design, are: application of fundamental analysis to design of simple structures, application of the design process, research for data in the library and on the web, team-work, organization and writing a report which consists of a design drawing, supporting data and calculations.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 211, ED&G 100

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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