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CIV4234

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr W H Duan

Synopsis

Coordinate transformation method, minimum potential energy, bifurcation loads, elastic buckling load, free vibration with damping, lumped mass modelling method, natural frequency and vibration mode, basis for FE method such as process of discretisation, element types and boundary conditions.

Assessment

Project: 50%
Examination: (3 hour final written examination) 50%. Students must pass both examination and project components.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

24 lectures, 24 practice classes

Prerequisites

CIV3221

Co-requisites

CIV3222