MEC221 Mechanics of Materials - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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MEC221 Mechanics of Materials

Mechanics of Materials is a branch of mechanics that studies the relationships between the external loads applied to a deformable body and the intensity of the internal forces acting within the body. The size of the members of a structure, their deflection and their stability depends not only on the internal loadings but also on the type of materials used. In Mechanics of Materials you will learn how to analyse and design structures and calculate the allowable design loads and stresses within their members.

Course detail

Prerequisite
(ENG102 or CIV1501 (USQ equivalent course)) and enrolled in Program SC404, SC405, SC410, SC411, SC425, AB101, UU301, UU302 or XU301.
Antirequisite
ENG221 or MEC2402 (USQ course)
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Units
12.00
EFTSL
0.125
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
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Course outline

MEC221 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 268KB)

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