Strength of Materials 1

DE5302

This course will help you to develop an understanding of the essential elements of strengths of materials.

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTs
    0.125
  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
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    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 12 Jun 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate an understanding of complex states of stress and the effects of dynamic loadings on a mechanical system. 
  • Design jointing systems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of beam failure modes and calculate deflections and shear stresses. 
  • Calculate failure loads for concentrically loaded columns.

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

Assessment

20% Internally assessed

30% Practical

50% Exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Labs requirements

A 2 ½ day practical Laboratory held in Wellington is a requirement for this course.

Trimester 1 Laboratories will be held during the term 1 school holidays,  

Trimester 2 Laboratories will be during the term 3 school holidays.

Your course leader will confirm the actual dates within the first week of the trimester, however you can click here for school holiday dates to give you a guideline for planning.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTs
    0.125
  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 12 Jun 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us