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TAM 252 - Solid Mechanics Design

Spring 2021

Official Description

Design problems and projects intended to accompany TAM 251. Course Information: Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in TAM 251.

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Detailed Course Description

Design problems and projects intended to accompany TAM 251. Primarily for Engineering Mechanics majors. Other students meeting the prerequisites may enroll with consent of instructor. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in TAM 251; sophomore standing in Engineering Mechanics. 1 undergraduate hour.

Topics:

1. Introduction to design. Definition of design, design models, examples drawn from statics, dynamics, and strength of materials.
2. Selected design problems. Open-ended problems using solid mechanics.
3. Design project. Team-oriented experience including problem statement, constraints, manufacturability, cost considerations, alternative solutions, final report and oral presentation.

ME: Free elective.

EM: Required.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Solid Mechanics DesignB36251LCD0900 - 0950 R  2310 Everitt Lab Wayne Chang