Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8157040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 材料力学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Strength of Materials
ナカライ ケンイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri1-4:ENG 107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture, Writing on boad 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students 2nd year student of Civil and Environmental Eng.
Keywords SDG_11, strength of material, equilibrium, stress, strain, deformation of member 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This subject relates to (C) ability to understand the components of problem, in the learning and educational goals of the program. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to structuralize problems 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learning of equilibrium of forces, concept of stress and strain, stress-strain relationship in elastic material, deformation of members, deflection of a beam 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance, unit system, forces, modeling of structures
lesson2 Free body diagram, equilibrium of forces, supports
lesson3 Sectional forces of beam and axial member
lesson4 Statically determinate structure and indeterminate structure
lesson5 Truss structure
lesson6 Beam
lesson7 Sectional forces of a beam
lesson8 Bending moment and shear force diagram
lesson9 Midterm examination
lesson10 Stress and Strain, stress-strain relation in elastic material
lesson11 Stresses in a beam
lesson12 Principal stress, Mohr's stress circle
lesson13 Deflection of a beam(1)
lesson14 Deflection of a beam(2)
lesson15 Deflection of a beam(3)

Several reports and short examinations, midterm and final exam.  
Text book: Tatsuro Sakimoto:Structural Engineering (First), Morikita Publishing.Co. LTD.ISBN978-4-627-42512-5, ¥2,400 (in Japanese)
Handouts will be provided if necessary. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PPT,  handouts, writing board 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Understand each lessons due to reviewing passed lessons.
Requirements Don't delay starting time because of difficulty of understanding lecture 
Grading Method Mini exam. (30%), and final exam.(70%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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