SEM216 - Stress and Failure Analysis
2021 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
One unit from SEM111 or SEJ103; plus one unit from SEB101 or SEP101
SEE010 or SEJ010
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. All students are required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 1 hour online seminar per week and 2 x 3 hour practical sessions per trimester. Students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 7).
This unit will include detailed analysis of various loading conditions in members including axial, multi-axial, pure bending, bending of composite beams, elasto-plastic bending, elastic and elastoplastic torsion, stress concentrations, transverse shear stresses in beams, shear flow and combined loadings and appropriate selection of materials to avoid failure through understanding of loading conditions and material properties. The unit will also address failure types including yielding, creep, fatigue, corrosion and structure-property relationships.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 50% in the practical report.
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