Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Transportation and Environmental Systems Program
Lecture Code WSJ20101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 材料力学特論/ Advanced Strength of Material
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Advanced Strength of Material
タナカ ヨシカズ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues1:ENG 105, (4T) Tues2-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Major of Transportation and Environmental Systems
Keywords Strength of material, Beam, Plasticity, Finite element method 
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Class Objectives
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This lecture provide advanced topics of strength of material : a large deformation of a beam, shear center, plastic bending of a beam, laminated materials and FRP. And, the knowledge on the large deformation analysis including the material nonlinearity and geometric nonlinearity also provided in this lecture.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Restudy on a beam theory
lesson3 Large deformation of a beam
lesson4 Asymmetric bending of a beam
lesson5 Shear flow
lesson6 Shear center
lesson7 Plastic bending of a beam
lesson8 Warping
lesson9 Laminated materials
lesson10 FRP
lesson11 Fundamentals of tensor analysis
lesson12 Fundamentals of plasticity
lesson13 Flow theory
lesson14 Principal of virtual work and finite element equations
lesson15 Dynamic analysis (Direct time integration method, mode superposition method) 
It will be indicated in the first lesson. 
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(More Details) Blackboard, PowerPoint, Text 
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Study hard 
Requirements This class will be conducted on line or on demand. 
Grading Method The result is evaluated by an examination and reports. More than 60% is necessary to get the credit. 
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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