Course Title: Apply principles of strength of materials to engineering problems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MIET6043

Course Title: Apply principles of strength of materials to engineering problems

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

TEACHER :- VETTRIVEL CHINNADURAI

LOCATION :- 57.03.002 for Morning session and 56.04.090 for afternoon session 

TIME :- 8.30 AM TO 12.00 PM for morning session and 1.00PM to 4.30PM for afternoon session.

CONTACT :- vettri.chinnadurai@rmit.edu.au

Phone :- 99254667

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None. Some of the skills & knowledge requirement will be covered in other competencies, such as in VBP263 Implement basic materials science principles to engineering applications; or equivalent.

Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply principles of strength of materials to standard engineering problems. This includes stress strain, deformation, and properties of sections, shear force and testing.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships and traineeships.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBP232 Apply principles of strength of materials to engineering problems

Element:

1. Identify the requirements for determining material strength

2. Select the appropriate testing regime

3. Undertake materials testing

4 Verify and interpret results

Performance Criteria:

1.1   OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area obtained and understood
1.2   Established OH&S requirements and risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work area are followed.
1.3   Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel.
1.4   The strength of materials task is determined through request, design briefs or equivalent and clarified with appropriate personnel.
1.5   Where appropriate expert advice is sought with respect to the strength of material task and according to enterprise procedures.
1.6   Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others involved at the work site.
1.7   Resources and equipment needed for the task are obtained in accordance with enterprise procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.


Learning Outcomes


N/A.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities for this course include face-to-face lectures, tutorials and simple design calculation. The basic theoretical background will be explained in the lectures and various real-world engineering problems will be discussed and analysed in the lectures and tutorials.


Teaching Schedule

Session

 No

 TOPICS

 ELEMENT OF

COMPETENCY

1Introduction to Courses, Books, Assessment, etc;
Revision of 2D & 3D Force Systems. Definitions of Basic Stress & Strain.
 1-4
2Normal Stress – Tension & Compression; Shear Stress; Bulk Stress 1-4
3Normal Strain – Tension & Compression; Shear & Volumetric Strain 1-4
4Elasticity: Young’s, Shear & Bulk Moduli, Poisson’s Ratio. 1-4
5Proportional Limit, Yield and Ultimate Stress, Factor of Safety & Allowable Stress 1-4
6Beam Theory – Shear Force & Bending Moment Diagrams  1-4
7Beam Theory – Centroids, Second Moment of Area
& Radius of Gyration. Beam Theory – Calculation of Bending Stresses(Engineer’s Bending equation)
 1-4
8Torsion of Circular Shafts – Calculation of Shear Stress, Angle of Twist. (Engineer’s Torsion Equation) Torsion of Non- Circular Shafts – 1-4
 9Stresses and Strains in Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels – Cylinders and Spheres (Longitudinal & Hoop Stresses and Strains, Change in Volume). Handing out of assignment 1-4
 10 Stresses and Strains in Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels – Cylinders and Spheres (Longitudinal & Hoop Stresses and Strains, Change in Volume) 1-4
 11 FINAL EXAM. 1-4
 12 CONTINUATION OF VBP283 APPLY PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS TO ENGINEERING STRUCTURES AND LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENT 1-4
   


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

ENGINEERING MECHANICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS - BY ROGER KINSKY

0-07-452155-1


References

APPLIED STRENGTH OF MATERIALS BY ROBERT.L.MOTT


Other Resources

Black Board and Student drive Folder called-"S’- follow the path - "Mecahnical and Manufacturing"- "MIET-6043 -STRENGHT OF MATERIAL-1 -Vettri"


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to apply concepts of strength of materials to problems of strength and stability of structures and mechanical components. This includes stress, strain, deformation, properties of sections and shear force. Competency in this unit cannot be claimed until all prerequisites have been satisfied.


Assessment Tasks

1. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT

2. MAIN WRITTEN EXAM


Assessment Matrix

1. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT -20% OF FINAL MARKS

2. MAIN WRITTEN EXAM -80% OF FINAL MARKS

Other Information

Main Exam will be conducted under closed book conditions, formula sheets and / or extracts of reference material will be provided as appropriate.In order to pass this module the learner must obtain a 50% of marks in  Main Exam. Please refer The course calender handouts for more detail. Student should clearly demonstrate how the problem solving techniques used in the test to score full marks.

Some of skills and knowledge like material testing method and material properties were taught in VBP263 Implement basic materials science principles to engineering applications(PROC5230) and taken as knowledge and skills achieved.

Thermal stress will be covered  in conjuction with VBP 283 Apply principles of Mechanics to engineering structures (MIET7300)

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