ENGMP31323B (HAM)
Mechanics of Materials 2
15 Points
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Chi Kit Au
4406
D.G.01
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Christian Gauss
4849
E.3.03
christian.gauss@waikato.ac.nz

Kim Pickering
4672
CD.3.03
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Mohammad Beg
4937
E.3.02
mohammad.beg@waikato.ac.nz

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What this paper is about
This paper provides an opportunity for students to gain advanced level knowledge on mechanics and performance of materials.
The paper covers stress and strain transformations, failure criteria, unsymmetrical bending, curved beam, transverse shear, fatigue, materials selection and materials testing. By the end of the course students will have the essential knowledge and skills needed in designing components and structures in most engineering situations.
The learning outcomes for this paper are linked to Washington Accord graduate attributes WA1WA11. Explanation of the graduate attributes can be found at:
https://www.ieagreements.org/assets/Uploads/Documents/IEAGraduateAttributesandProfessionalCompetencies2021.1Sept2021.pdf
How this paper will be taught
Topics in this paper are taught through lectures and laboratory sessions.
This paper is taught through lectures and laboratory sessions on the Hamilton campus.
Students are expected to manage their time and plan their workload carefully such that they do not miss any assessment component. Lectures and labs will be running throughout the trimester to provide additional interactions and customized supports.
Students attend three lectures (including tutorials) each week and four lab sessions.
 Lectures will start on week 1.
 Labs commence in week 2
Required Readings
Mechanics of Materials, R.C. Hibbeler, Ninth SI Edition. Pearson & Prentice Hall, 2011. (Available in Bennett’s Bookstore).
Mechanical Behavior of Materials, N.E. Dowling, Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall, 2013.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessments
How you will be assessed
This paper facilitates development of technical writing and/or oral presentations, an important competency expectation of engineers and scientists. To pass this paper, students are expected to demonstrate their ability to produce written work of an adequate standard.
Assessment items in this paper contribute to the development of Washington Accord Graduate Attributes. Most assessment items in this paper contribute to WA1 (Engineering Knowledge) and WA2 (Problem Analysis). The materials selection and fatigue assignment contribute to WA3 (Design/development of Solutions) and WA10 (Communication).
The final exam is closed book. The topics covered will reflect the whole course.
A minimum mark of 40% in the examination is required in order to receive a paper passing grade.
Samples of your work may be required as part of the Engineering New Zealand accreditation process for BE(Hons) degrees. Any samples taken will have the student name and ID redacted. If you do not want samples of your work collected then please email the engineering administrator, Natalie Shaw (natalie.shaw@waikato.ac.nz), to opt out.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.