Structural devices
Structural devices

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Structural devices

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how to relate physical dimensions and materials properties to static and dynamic behaviour

  • demonstrate an awareness of how small features are cut out in solid materials, and how small features are built up in solid materials

  • describe the piezoelectric effect and its use for producing small-scale movement in mechanical devices

  • state the relative significance of different forces at very small scales

  • identify key factors that influence the behaviour of mechanical vibrating and resonant systems.


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