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SEM422 - Advanced Stress Analysis

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jeong Yoon


SEM222 or SEM322



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Topics addressed in this unit include: review of axial, shear, torsion and bending stresses; design of beams; buckling of columns; stress concentrations; transverse shear, shear flow and shear centre; combined loading; stress and strain transformation; material property relationships and theories of failure; inelastic deformation; stress analysis of hyperelastic materials.


2 assignments (30% each) 60%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% and a minimum of 40% in the examination.

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