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EGH414 Stress Analysis

Mechanical/Medical engineers need to analyse components and systems to produce safe effective designs, innovate new products and improve existing devices. To do this, an understanding of how engineering components respond to loads to produce stress and strain, and the nature of the stresses and strains is required. Modern engineers also use computational methods to analyse, design and optimize more complex components and systems. Successful stress analysis results in light, reliable and robust structures with significant implication for cost saving and durability. This advanced, honours level unit builds on the concepts introduced in the introductory and intermediate Engineering Mechanics units, and aims to extend your knowledge on basic mechanics of materials to more advanced stress analysis methods.

Unit information

Unit code
EGH414
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
School/Discipline
Mechanical, Medical & Process Engineering
Study area
Engineering
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 1, 2019 25 February 2019 - 21 June 2019 Gardens Point
Semester 1, 2020 24 February 2020 - 19 June 2020 Gardens Point
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $1,169
2020: $1,190
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $4,632
2020: $5,100
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $4,908
2020: $5,400
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
( EGB314 or ENB212) or Admission to (EN55 or EN60)
Equivalents
ENB311

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines

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Semester 1, 2019