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Kursens undervisningsperiod

3 (2022-01-01 till 2022-03-13)









Rekommenderat studieår



5 sp


To give students the understanding and skills to design and analyze engineering components and structures.


To calculate engineering stresses due to normal loads, shear loads, bending and torsion acting on engineering components

Define the size and material for given engineering components under the application of loads

To use FEA COMSOL software in the design of members.


Mechanical Properties of Materials
Axial Load
COMSOL FEA software


Mathematics minimum 10 ECTS completed.
Mechanics [PT-1-014]

It is not recommended for any student to attempt this course without first studying Mechanics.

Students who have passed Strength of Materials in a previous year can not take this course. The course content is the same. There has been a change of course name only.

Students who do not pass the previous year's exams/re-exams are required to enrol and retake the course completely.

Kursen ersätter följande kurser

Strength of Materials

Mer information

The recommended course calculators which encourage the development of mathematics skills are non-programmable, non-graphing types:
Canon F-715SG, Casio FX-82EX, Casio FX-85EX, Casio FX-82AU

COMSOL software from lab.arcada.fi

All deadlines dates must be meet for assignments. There is no late submission of assignments.


The course textbook is "Mechanics of Materials", Hibbeler, 10th Edition in SI units. The weekly lectures are directly based on the chapters from this book. The text is also used in the Mechanics of Materials 2 course. Refer itslearning for more information.

Other optional reference textbook:
"COMSOL 5 for Engineeers", Mehrzad Tabatabaian, Arcada Libguides.


  • Föreläsningar - 20 timmar
  • Individuell handledning och grupphandledning - 10 timmar
  • Självstudier - 55 timmar
  • Nätbaserade - 50 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 135 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 135 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar


Flerformsundervisning (delvis nätundervisning handledd eller självstudier)


  • Tentamina (skriftliga-, muntliga-, hem-)
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


10% Individual Assignment 1 (compulsory)
10% COMSOL tutorial (optional)
80% Final Exam/ Re-Exam ("Mechanics of Materials", Hibbeler from Perlego or printed allowed.

Students who do not complete Assignment 1 by the deadline will be removed from the course. A pass mark in the final exam/re-exam of at least 40/80 and a total mark of at least 50/100 in total is required to pass the course. Previous years assignments are not valid for students retaking course.

50-59 Grade 1 Satisfactory
60-69 Grade 2 Satisfactory
70-79 Grade 3 Good
80-89 Grade 4 Good
90-100 Grade 5 Excellent

Re-exam 1 gives all students an opportunity to improve their grade whether they sat the normal final exam or not. Non attendance of a re-exam is counted as one opportunity. Re-exam 2 is only for students who did not pass the first normal exam. The final exam will be based on chapters 1,4,5 and 6 from the course textbook.


Vihtonen Mathew


Vihtonen Mathew

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning (36 studenter anmälda)

Delprestation i kraft till

Till datum 2022-02-01

Kursens tidtabell

Refer "Plans" tab in itslearning for weekly schedule and zoom links.


2021-12-22 till 2022-01-20


  • 2022-03-08 - Tentamina
  • 2022-02-01 - Rapporter och produktioner
Datum Tid Rum Titel Beskrivning Organisatör
2022-01-11 13:30 - 16:30 D4106 Mechanics of Materials 1 (remote online via distance) Vihtonen Mathew
2022-01-18 13:30 - 16:30 D4106 Mechanics of Materials distance Vihtonen Mathew
2022-01-26 09:00 - 12:00 D4107-08 Mechanics of Materials 1 distance Vihtonen Mathew
2022-02-01 13:30 - 16:30 D4106 Mechanics of Materials distance Vihtonen Mathew
2022-02-03 09:00 - 10:00 E383 Mechanics of Materials 1 (optional tutorial distance class) Vihtonen Mathew
2022-02-08 09:00 - 12:00 D4106 Mechanics of Materials distance Vihtonen Mathew
2022-02-22 13:30 - 16:30 D4106 Mechanics of Materials Distance Vihtonen Mathew
2022-02-24 08:30 - 10:00 D399 Mechanics of Materials 1 - optional zoom tutorial class (distance) Vihtonen Mathew
2022-03-01 13:30 - 15:30 D4106 Mechanics of Materials (Revision) distance - optional Vihtonen Mathew
2022-03-08 13:30 - 16:00 D4106 Mechanics of Materials 1 - Distance Exam Vihtonen Mathew
2022-04-12 13:15 - 15:45 E383 Mechanics of Materials 1 Re-Exam1 (Distance) Vihtonen Mathew
2022-05-03 13:15 - 15:45 E383 Mechanics of Materials 1 -Re-exam2 (Distance) Vihtonen Mathew

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