Hand and computer methods of analysis. Experimental methods applied through team-based projects. Properties and structures of engineering materials, including metals and alloys, ceramics, cements and concretes, wood, polymers, and composites. Elastic deformation, plastic deformation, fracture, fatigue, creep. Measurement techniques. Materials testing for cement and concrete, metals and alloys, polymers and composites, and wood. Materials measurement techniques.
Prerequisites: SE Concepts of stress and strain. Stress transformation. Axial loading of bars.
Torsion of circular shafts. Torsion of thin-walled members. Pure bending of beams. Unsymmetric bending of beams. Shear stresses in beams. Shear stresses in thin-walled beams. Shear center. Differential equation of the deflection curve. Deflections and slopes of beams from integration methods. Statically determinate and indeterminate problems. Advanced concepts in the mechanics of deformable bodies. Unsymmetrical bending of symmetrical and unsymmetrical sections. Bending of curved beams. Shear center and torsional analysis of open and closed sections.
Stability analysis of columns, lateral buckling. Application of the theory of elasticity in rectangular coordinates. Fluid statics, hydrostatic forces; integral and differential forms of conservation equations for mass, momentum, and energy; Bernoulli equation; dimensional analysis; viscous pipe flow; external flow, boundary layers; open channel flow. Prerequisites: Phys 2A and Math 20D, or consent of instructor.
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Engineering graphics, solid modeling, CAD applications including 2-D and 3-D transformations, 3-D viewing, wire frame and solid models, Hidden surface elimination. Introduction to engineering computing. Interpolation, integration, differentiation. Ordinary differential equations. Nonlinear algebraic equations.
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Systems of linear algebraic equations. Representation of data in the computer. Exploration of numerical algorithms in engineering computations. Centered around computing projects. Matrix eigenvalue problems, boundary value problems, solution of systems of nonlinear algebraic equations, optimization.
Probability theory. Statistics, data analysis and inferential statistics, distributions, confidence intervals. Introduction to structural reliability and random phenomena. Applications to components and systems. Prerequisites: SE majors. Classical methods of analysis for statically indeterminate structures. Development of computer codes for the analysis of civil, mechanical, and aerospace structures from the matrix formulation of the classical structural theory, through the direct stiffness formulation, to production-type structural analysis programs.
Development of finite element models based upon the Galerkin method. Application to static and dynamic heat conduction and stress analysis. Formulation of initial boundary value problem models, development of finite element formulas, solution methods, and error analysis and interpretation of results. Corequisite: SE B. Introduction to concepts, procedures, and key issues of engineering design. Problem formulation, concept design, configuration design, parametric design, and documentation. Project management, team working, ethics, and human factors. Term project in model structure design.
Professionalism, technical communication, project management, teamwork, and ethics in engineering practice. Introduction to advanced composite materials and their applications. Fiber and matrix properties, micromechanics, stiffness, ply-by-ply stress, hygrothermal behavior, and failure prediction.
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Lab activity will involve design, analysis, fabrication, and testing of composite structure. Conceptual and preliminary structural design of aircraft and space vehicles.
Minimum-weight design of primary structures based upon mission requirements and configuration constraints. Multicriteria decision making. Team projects include layout, material selection, component sizing, fabrication, and cost. Oral presentations. Written reports. Detailed structural design of aircraft and space vehicles. Composite material design considerations. Multidisciplinary design optimization.
Introduction to aerospace computer-aided design and analysis tools. Team projects include the analysis, fabrication, and testing of a flight vehicle component. Prerequisites: SE A. Design concepts and loadings for structural systems. Working stress, ultimate strength design theories. Properties of structural steel. Elastic design of tension members, beams, and columns. Design of bolted and welded concentric and eccentric connections, and composite floors.
Introduction to plastic design. Concrete and reinforcement properties. Service and ultimate limit state analysis and design.
Design and detailing of structural components. Time-dependent and independent properties of concrete and reinforcing material. Concept and application of prestressed concrete. Service and ultimate limit state analysis and design of prestressed concrete structures and components.
Detailing of components. Calculation of deflection and prestress losses. Prerequisites: grade of C— or better in SE A. Seismic design philosophy. Ductility concepts. Lateral force resisting systems. Mechanisms of nonlinear deformation.