Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
This course is for students studying for MSc Oil & Gas Structural Engineering and can be taken by MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas students as an optional course .
This course deals with fatigue and fracture mechanics and its application to structural design and assessment. It encompasses theoretical background, but the emphasis will be on practical application.
This course is delivered online, where the students will access the teaching content via the web in 4 blocks at 3 week intervals. The course tutor will have scheduled times of delivery on the on-line forum.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Block 1 :FUNDAMENTALS OF FRACTURE MECHANICS
Block 2 :FUNDAMENTALS OF FATIGUE
Block 3 :INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING CRITICAL ASSESSMENT
Block 4 : NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (NDE)
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st attempt: 1 three hour examination (60%) and 3 pieces of continuous assessment (10%, 10% and 20% each).
Resit: 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.
There are no assessments for this course.
Discussion boards on “My Aberdeen” are employed for both general queries and specific difficulties associated with assignments, exam preparation feedback etc.