MTH412 Mechanical Engineering Constructions

Code MTH412
Name Mechanical Engineering Constructions
Status Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Vladimirs Gonca, Vitālijs Beresņevičs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Plate and shell constructions. Strength, stability, stiffness. Dynamic load. Resonance. Dynamic coefficient. Stress concentrators. Experimental methods. Constructions strength. Finite element method. Software ANSYS..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim is to provide students with the skills required to quantify and analyze the engineering constructions, taking into account assigned requirements and criteria. The task - to assess the strength and stiffness of rods and plates designed in structural elements.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students are able to analyze and calculate the bar constructions geometrical and mechanical parameters. - Study project: analysis of bar constructions elements. Exam: rods constructions strength and stiffness.
Students are able to analyze and calculate the geometrical and mechanical parameters of the plate and shell constructions. - Study project: the analysis of the plate and shell construction elements. Exam: plate and shell constructions: strength and stiffness
Students are able to use the FEM software to perform the analysis of the construction elements. - Study project: Design calculations with FEM software.
Course prerequisites Mathematics, theoretical mechanics, strength of materials.

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