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Engineering Mechanics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Engineering Mechanics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007
Module code: WIBAS-220
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V+2U (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIBAS-220 (P450-0090) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007 , semester 2, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 240 hours (equivalent to 8 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 172.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Michael Krämer
Prof. Dr. Michael Krämer (lecture)

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to determine the effects of force on structural components and dimension simple load-bearing structures.

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Module content:
1.        Force concept, force and moment effects on the basis of Newton´s axioms
2.        graphic and mathematical determination of resulting forces and moments
3.        Applications with central and flat force systems, e.g. bearing forces
4.        Normal forces, shear forces, internal forces and their effects on the interior of a structure
5.        Beams and trusses
6.        Friction
7.        Centroid
Strength of Materials:
1.        Effects of internal forces on materials: stress (normal stress, tangential stress)
2.        Theory of Elasticity: deformation of structural components (bending of straight bars)
3.        Uniaxial and biaxial stress states

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Teaching methods/Media:
Regularly revised lecture notes will be passed out.

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Recommended or required reading:
•        Holzmann G./ Dreyer, H.J./ Faiss, H.: Technische Mechanik, Festigkeitslehre.                          
•        Holzmann, G./ Meyer H./ Schumpich G.: Technische Mechanik, Statik.
•        Gross/Hanger/Schröder/Wall: Technische Mechanik 1.

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