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Engineering Mechanics

Module name (EN): Engineering Mechanics
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007
Module code: WIBAS-220
SAP-Submodule-No.: P450-0090
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V+2U (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 8
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIBAS-220 (P450-0090) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007, semester 2, mandatory course
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:

[updated 21.03.2013]
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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