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EG551X: FATIGUE AND FRACTURE MECHANICS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

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. 

Course Details

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

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

course contents:

Block 1 :FUNDAMENTALS OF FRACTURE MECHANICS 

Block 2 :FUNDAMENTALS OF FATIGUE  

Block 3 :INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING CRITICAL ASSESSMENT

Block 4  : NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (NDE)


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: 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.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Discussion boards on “My Aberdeen” are employed for both general queries and specific difficulties associated with assignments, exam preparation feedback etc.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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