CIV102H1: Structures and Materials - An Introduction to Engineering Design

Fixed Credit Value
0.50
Hours
38.4L/12.8T/12.8P
Description

An introduction to the art and science of designing structures. Topics include: 1) material bodies that sustain or resist force, work, energy, stress and strain; 2) the properties of engineering materials (strength, stiffness, ductility); 3) simple structural elements; 4) engineering beam theory; 5) stability of columns; 6) the practical problems which constrain the design of structures such as bridges, towers, pressure vessels, dams, ships, aircraft, bicycles, birds and trees; and 7) design methods aimed at producing safe, functional, efficient and elegant structures.

Corequisite
Exclusion
Total AUs
51.20