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Im 2005 - Design techniques


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Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

To give students the skills and understanding to analyze and solve engineering problems.

Learning outcomes

-To produce free body diagrams of engineering structures.
-To apply the equations of equilibrium in the solution of static engineering problems.
-To calculate the resultant and line of action of applied loads on engineering structures.
-To calculate the internal forces in truss members of bridges.

Course contents

  • Concurrent Force Systems.
  • Equilibrium.
  • Moment and Torque.
  • Distributed Forces.
  • Trusses, Frames, and Machines.

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Additional information


Recommended or required reading

"Engineering Mechanics-Statics"
Riley and Sturges,
ISBN 0-471-51241-9

Study activities

  • Lectures
  • Assignments
  • Individual work


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Mode of Delivery

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Assessment methods

Written tests


Vihtonen Mathew

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The timetable of the course

complete semester

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