16.001 Unified Engineering: Materials and Structures
Presents fundamental principles and methods of materials and structures for aerospace engineering, and engineering analysis and design concepts applied to aerospace systems. Topics include statics; analysis of trusses; analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate systems; stress-strain behavior of materials; analysis of beam bending, buckling, and torsion; material and structural failure, including plasticity, fracture, fatigue, and their physical causes. Experiential lab and aerospace system projects provide additional aerospace context.
Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays in 32-141.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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