|Name||Strength of Materials|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Professional|
|Field of study||Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building|
|Academic staff||Andrejs Krasņikovs, Olga Kononova, Vitālijs Beresņevičs, Guntis Strautmanis, Igors Tipāns, Svetlana Sokolova|
|Credit points||5.0 (7.5 ECTS)|
Strehgth calculation. Strength theories. Torsion. Bending. Loadings combinations. Computer simulation. Displacements. Statically undeterminate systems. Buckling. Dynamic loadings. Fatique. Shells. FE method as a basis for authomated desighn..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Students should be taught how: to analyze the constructions, define the construction strength, define construction deformed state, design the construction taking into account the strength and permitted conditions of the deformed state.|
Knowledge about beams crossections geometrical parameters. - Assessment test
Knowledge about stresses, strains, Hook's low, internal forces, bending moments and torque. - Assessment test on internal forces, bending moments and torque.
Knowledge about strength appreciation in structures. - Assessment test, examination.
Knowledge about displacements appreciation in structures; variational methods and FEM. - Assessment test
Knowledge about thin wall structure element's buckling. - Assessment test
Knowledge about fatique, oscillations in structures, shells. - Assessment test, examination.
|Course prerequisites||Mathematics, theoretical mechanics;|