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PRELIMINARY LEVEL

3 Tutorials covering :-

Direct stress and strain.

Shear stress and strain.

Moments and forces.

Equilibrium of moments and forces.

Beam Reactions.

Pin joints.

Lattice frames.

LEVEL 1

BEAMS

6 TUTORIALS COVERING :-

Stress due to bending.

The 3 part bending equation.

Combined bending and direct stress.

Bending moments

Shear force.

Slope and deflection.

Macaulay's method.

Relationship between bending moment and shear stress.

Complementary shear stress.

Shear stress and shear flow in various sections.

Shear stress in thin walled sections.

Shear centre.

The Hardy Cross method for Moment Distribution in indeterminate beams.

 

TORSION

2 Tutorials covering :-

Shear stress, strain and angle of twist.

3 part torsion equation

Torque in shafts.

Torsion of non-circular sections.

Torsion of thin hollow sections.

Torsion of thin strips.

 

COMPRESSION MEMBERS

3 Tutorials covering :-

Struts.                                                  

Euler's formulae.                                   

Intermediate members.                          

Rankine - Gordon formula.

Columns.                                            

Offset loads.   

COMPLEX STRESS and

PRESSURE VESSELS

5 Tutorials covering :-

Thin shells - cylinders and spheres

Thick cylinders, Lames equations.

Three dimensional stress strain.

Mohr's circle of stress and strain.

Strain gauge rosettes.

Combined bending, torsion and axial loads.

Theories of failure in complex stress conditions.

Strain energy due to:

Direct Stress

Pure Shear

Torsion

Bending

Deflection of beams, rectangular and circular structures.

Catigliano's theorem for deflection.

 

CREEP AND FATIGUE

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Creep and creep testing

Fatigue and fatigue testing

 

FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS (FEA)

 

Tutorial 1 - Basic Process and model

Tutorial 2 - Beam Models