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EG501B: DESIGN OF STIFFENED PLATES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the behaviour of the thin-walled stiffened plate structures that are found in the Oil and Gas Industry.  The small deflection and large deflection theories (including elasto-plastic effects) are presented for a wide range of in-plane and out-of-plane load actions.  A key feature is to explain how these behaviours are represented in Design Codes of Practice.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Paul Davidson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course is delivered in 7 major blocks as follows:

1. Introduction
2. Compression
3. Pressure
4. Shear
5. Shear Lag
6. Stiffeners
7. Stiffened decks

This course is delivered online, where the students will access the teaching content via the web in 5 blocks at 3 week intervals.

The course tutor will have scheduled times of delivery on the on-line forum, as well as contact via email.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st attempt: 2 coursework assignments (25% and 25%) and one 3-hour exam (50%).

 


Re-sit – The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

The course includes a number of pieces of coursework, which will be returned to students with feedback comments via MyAberdeen.  

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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