[ 479POPEDLSK12 ] KV Design of Lightweight Structures

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Mechatronics Martin Schagerl 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS) 2015W
Objectives This course covers the design and strength analysis of lightweight parts and structures.
  • Introduction into structural lightweight design
  • stress analysis of lightweight structures
  • stability analysis of lightweight structures
  • strength design of lightweight constructions
  • strength of composite materials - fundamentals
Criteria for evaluation written exam (2 examples, working time 90 minutes) and oral exam
Methods As lecture notes the PowerPoint-slides are provided for download. Additional explanations and calculation examples are carried out at the black board.
Language English (German, if there is common consent)
Study material H. Kossira, Grundlagen des Leichtbaus, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1996
H. Mang und G. Hofstetter, Festigkeitslehre, Springer Verlag, Wien, 3rd edition, 2008
J. Lubliner, Plasticity Theory, Dover Publications, Mineola, 2008
F.G. Rammerstorfer, Leichtbau-Repetitorium, Oldenbourg Verlag, Wien, 1992
J. Wiedemann, Leichtbau Elemente und Konstruktion, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 3rd edition, 2007
J. Wittenburg und E. Pestel, Festigkeitslehre, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 3rd edition, 2001
H. Schürmann, Konstruieren mit Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2004
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 700KOLEDLSK11: KV Design of Lightweight Structures (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 35
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority