Section 1
StressStrain concepts of metals Determination of mechanical properties
and recalling formulae for determining unknown values.
Load
o Force, measured in newtons (N), needs magnitude and direction
extension
o Change in length, measured in mm.
o N
Section 5
Masonry mortar understanding role of mortar in construction to join individual masonry units to form a masonry
system

Recalling characteristic features, requirements and bonding criteria
Lime and lime cement masonry mortar understanding role o
Section 2
Cement and water contents understanding behaviour in concrete and how to meet different conditions of supply for
addressing workability and strength requirements

Recalling factors and methods related to workability and strength
Recalling funct
Section 3
Non destructive testing methods understanding purpose and considerations that need
to be taken into account when carrying out ultrasonic pulse velocity and Schmidt
rebound hammer measurements.
Recalling features, accuracy and limitations of eac
Section 4
Wood
Moisture state in wood understanding different states and distribution of moisture inside cellular structure
of unseasoned, partially seasoned and seasoned timbers
o Unseasoned timber/growing tree (100% moisture content) cell walls and cel
TO BE RETURNED AT THE END OF EXAMINATION.
SURNAME:
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FIRST NAME:
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STUDENT NUMBER:
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SUBJECT NAME
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Advanced Engineering Computing
SUBJECT NO
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48371
DAY/DATE
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10th November 2011
TIME ALLOWED :
2 Hours 30 Min
NOTES:
There are seven (7) questions.
The v
Assignment #41
Question 1Numerical integration (10 pts)
Using the Forward Euler method solve the following differential equation for 0 x 1 and h = 0.1
dy
25 y = 0 and the boundary condition is specified as y (0) = 1
dx
For i = 0 , x0 = 0 and h = 0.1
y1
AssignmentSolutions #11
Question 1Static Analysis (20 pts)
Given v = dx 3 + cx 2 + bx + a determine the deflections of the beam at pivotal points caused by the linearly
distributed load q = q0 x L in terms of the crosssectional bending rigidity EI, the
Assignment #11
Question 1Static Analysis (20 pts)
Given v = dx 3 + cx 2 + bx + a determine the deflection function v of the simply supported beam caused by
the linearly distributed load q = q0 x L in terms of the crosssectional bending rigidity EI, the
Assignment #41
Question 1Numerical integration (10 pts)
Using the Forward Euler method solve the following differential equation for 0 x 1 and h = 0.1
dy
25 y = 0 and the boundary condition is specified as y (0) = 1
dx
Collect your numerical results in
Assignment #2Solution1
Question
Using the finite element analysis program that is provided to you obtain the element stiffness matrices,
assembled structural stiffness matrix, nodal displacements and member end forces for the bar structure
shown below.
E
Assignment #21
Question 1 (100pts)
Using the finite element analysis program that is provided to you obtain the element stiffness matrices,
assembled structural stiffness matrix, nodal displacements and member end forces for the bar structure
shown below.