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Bachelor courses

Engineering Mechanics 1
 

Type

VO

UE

Lecturer

Prof. Krommer

Assist.-Prof Dr. Alexander Humer, Assist.-Prof. Dr. Astrid Pechstein, Univ.-Ass. DI Michaela Nagler

Weekly Hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

2.00/2.50

Exam

Written and oral (also applies to commissional exams)

Written

Course content:
• Kinematics of a single point
• Kinematics of a relative motion
• Kinematics of rigid bodies
• Kinematics of deformable bodies
• Systems of forces and moments
• Stresses in the Euler description
• Statics of beams, frames and trusses
• Statics of deformable bodies in the Lagrange description

      

Engineering Mechanics 2
 

Type

VO

UE

Lecturer

Prof. Krommer

Assist.-Prof Dr. Alexander Humer, Assist.-Prof. Dr. Astrid Pechstein, Univ.-Ass. DI Michaela Nagler

Weekly Hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

2.00/2.50

Exam

Written and oral (also applies to commissional exams)

Written

Course content:
• Balance of momentum and moment of momentum for deformable and rigid bodies
• Fundamental law of dynamics, balance of kinetic energy and principle of virtual power
• The principle of virtual work in the Lagrange description
• Geometrically non-linear and linearized bending of elastic beams
• Method of transfer matrices and principle of virtual forces for computing displacements in bending of beams
• Shear and torsion in linear elastic beams
• Three-dimensional linearized theory of elasticity
• Plane stress and plane strain with some characteristic linear elastic solutions
• Principle of St. Venant
• Strength hypotheses by Tresca and v. Mises

      

Computational Methods in Mechanics
 

Type

KV

PR

Lecturer

Assoz.Prof. Dr. Alexander Humer

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Holl

Weekly Hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

2.00/3.00

Exam

Written

Active work, documentation in a protocol

Course content (VO):
• Basics of computer-aided methods in mechanics
• Foundations of spatial kinematics of multibody systems and rotational parameterizations
• Numerical formulation of rigid body systems
• Flexible multibody dynamics: floating frame of reference formulation
• Finite element basics
• Model reduction methods
• Formulation of constraints

Course content (PR):
• Introductory lectures with enhanced subjects in the field of Finite Element Methods and Multibody-Dynamics
• Introduction to commercially available software packages ABAQUS and Adams by means of example problems from strength of materials
• Applications of fundamental concepts and methods in computational mechanics
• Analysis of three suitable problems
• Presentation and discussion of numerical results

      

Lab Vibration Measurement Technology
 

Type

PR

Lecturer

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Holl, DI Brandl

Weekly Hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

Active work, documentation in a protocol

Course content:
• Understanding fundamental concepts and using measurement devices of experimental mechanics
• Phenomena of engineering dynamics are experimentally studied on laboratory specimens and compared to analytical solutions

Course Content, opens a file

      

Bachelor Seminar
 

Type

SE

Lecturer

Prof. Krommer

Weekly Hours/ECTS

6.00/9.00