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Strength of Materials 2

To develop an understanding and advanced knowledge of strengths of materials and the detailed design of mechanical engineering components

Course Code DE6308
Level 6
Credits 15


  • Apply strengths of materials theory to complicated engineering applications
  • Design beams in steel, timber and concrete and determine deflections for complex loading situations
  • Design pressure cylinder application
  • Calculate the failure load for eccentrically loaded columns
  • Design plate application
  • Design springs and determine operations stresses and deflections
  • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant design codes

Delivered as part of the following programmes