Timber: Load calculation, dead and live loads, design loads rationale, calculation of specific loads. Design of timber beams, columns. Nailed and bolted connections in simple shear.
Steel: Design of simple structural members in tension, compression, bending and shear. Design of bolted and welded connections in simple shear or tension
NEC2102 - Solid Mechanics
|1.||Design structural steel elements to withstand tension, compression, bending and shear;|
|2.||Design bolted and welded steel connections;|
|3.||Design timber beams and columns and appropriate connection details for a variety of construction applications;|
|4.||Apply and explain fundamental design principles to inform the construction of timber and steel structural elements compliant with relevant industry standards; and|
|5.||Formulate and solve specific problems, and work both autonomously and as a member of a team.|
|Exercise||In-class Group Exercises (2) (small design problems)||20%|
|Test||Two (2) Individual Class Tests||50%|
|Assignment||Two (2) Team Project reports||30%|
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