STATICS

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FORCE VECTORS         PIN JOINTED FRAMES

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Two tutorials covering the basic theory of force vectors and Pin-Jointed Frames

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BASIC STUDIES OF DIRECT STRESS AND STRAIN

Definitions and Applications of Direct Stress and Strain in Structures

Ultimate stress and Safety Factor

Definition of Frames and Beams

 Modulus of elasticity and Poisson's ratio

Temperature induced stress.

Composite Bars

Two and Three dimensional problems

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BASIC STUDIES OF SHEAR STRESS AND STRAIN

Definitions and applications of Shear stress and strain in structures.

Modulus of ridgidity

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BEAMS

 TUTORIALS INCLUDING SOLUTIONS COVERING :-

Basic and Advanced Second Moments of Area

Stress Due to Bending.

The 3 Part Bending Equation.

Combined Bending and Direct Stress.

Bending Moments and 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.

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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

4 Tutorials and Solutions covering :-

Moments of Area

Struts.

Euler's formulae

Intermediate members.

Rankine - Gordon formula.

Columns.

Offset loads.

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COMPLEX STRESS and.

PRESSURE VESSELS

5 Tutorials covering :-

Thin shells - cylinders and spheres

Bending and Shear in Beams.

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.

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CREEP AND FATIGUE

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Creep and creep testing

Fatigue and fatigue testing

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FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS (FEA)

Tutorial 1 - Basic Process and model

Tutorial 2 - Beam Models