ENGT224 Applied Strength of Materials
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Engineering Technology
- I. Course Number and Title
- ENGT224 Applied Strength of Materials
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- ENGT222 (C or better)
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course provides a non-calculus analysis of applied strength of materials. Topics include: mechanical properties of materials; stress and strain analysis; loading in the design of shafts and beams; shear force and bending moment; axial, shear, deflection of beams; and buckling of columns.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- evaluate the mechanical properties of materials;
- analyze and explain the theory behind, and the applications of stress and strain;
- examine axial, lateral, and torsional loading in the design and analysis of shafts and beams;
- apply the theory learned to the analysis of shear force and bending moment in beams, and to the deflection of beams; and
- evaluate and explain the buckling of columns.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
The following topics are presented:
- stress and strain analysis
- mechanical properties of materials
- bearing and bending stresses
- axial, lateral, and torsional loading of shafts and beams
- shear force and bending moment in beams
- deflection of beams
- buckling of columns
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsThe evaluative tools may include any or all of the following as specified by the individual instructor's syllabus: objective examinations, research reports, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, projects, and papers.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor's syllabus.
Revision/Approval Date: 4/11/2012; New Core 8/2015