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MEC6405   Experimental Stress Analysis   (10 credits)

Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7
Pre-requisites   MEC302  
    MEC302 or equivalent Solid Mechanics module
Additional Information   Restricted to 15 RTP students


In this module the student will learn about the modern techniques available to the experimental stress analyst. They will learn about the principles, advantages and disadvantages of the techniques so that students are able to select the most appropriate technique or combination of techniques for use in a particular situation. Demonstrations will be given on all techniques and the emphasis is on the practical application of the techniques for solving industrial problems.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 69.0
Lab 2.0
Lecture 22.0
Tutorial 5.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 2.0 100 % S1