Dartmouth College
Engineering of Structures: Shear and Bending
Dartmouth College

Engineering of Structures: Shear and Bending

This course is part of The Engineering of Structures Around Us Specialization

Taught in English

Vicki May

Instructor: Vicki May

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Identify the definitions of the key glossary terms related to shear and bending

  • Define beams

  • Identify different types of beams

  • Define shear and tension forces

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15 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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14 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 3 modules in this course

This module introduces you to the concept of shear and bending while building structures.

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2 videos9 readings2 quizzes

This module explores different understanding of stress and bending. It defines important terms used in to understand these forces. It also studies the impact of shear and compression on beam of different material. You will also learn how to calculate shear stresses and bending stresses.

What's included

6 videos8 readings9 quizzes2 plugins

This module explores how to build a cardboard beam or shelf . You'll also study the structure beam and share a report on it.

What's included

4 readings4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

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Vicki May
Dartmouth College
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