Mechanics of Materials (BS-6) - Solutions

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About: The Mechanics of Materials exam is written nationally for aspiring civil, electrical, mechanical engineers and a few other disciplines.  The codes for this exam is:

  • 04-BS-6 (or you may see it like YY-BS-6, BS-6)

The exam tests candidate’s understanding and knowledge of mechanics of materials.

Format: 3-hour long, closed book exam. From the questions that are asked in the exam, only five need to be attempted.

Dates written: The exam is offered twice every year in the months of May and December.

Approved aids: One hand-written information sheet (8.5" x 11''), filled on both sides and an approved Sharp or Casio calculator are permitted.

Akhtar Hossain Civil, PhD - Mechanics of Materials exam solutions reviewerAkhtar Hossain obtained his PhD in civil engineering from Carleton University in 2006. He has over 25 years of practical experience in Civil Engineering with major emphasis in Transportation Engineering and Planning and structural engineering. He has led a variety of engineering projects with different levels of complexity. Dr Akhtar Hossain’s experiences include consulting, construction, and government sectors. He also actively involved in teaching in both undergraduate and graduate levels since he graduated in 1989. He is well known as a moderator in learning.


Zak Mouslim, MASc(MEng), EIT - Mechanics of Materials exam solutions reviewerZak Mouslim is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate of the University of Ottawa (uOttawa). Since 2015, he has worked as a Mechanical Designer for uOttawa. During this time, he applied mechanical engineering principles in various projects such as Design of Turbines, Supercritical Loop, Smart Flap, Three-Wheel Hybrid Vehicle, etc. Also, a paper was published, by the journal International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, to support further R&D of the SCWR (Supercritical Cooled-Water Reactor) core system. He was a TA to the following courses but not limited to: Engineering Mechanics for Engineers, Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Strength of Materials, Heat Transfer, Machine Design, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, FEA, Aerodynamics, CFD, Dynamics of Machinery.

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