Advanced Strength of Materials (Mec-A7) - Solutions

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About: The Advanced Strength of Materials exam is written nationally for aspiring mechanical engineers and a few other disciplines.  The codes for this exam is:

  • Mechanical - 16-Mec-A7 (or you may see it like YY-Mec-A7, Mec-A7)
  • Marine - 98-Mar-A5

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

Format: 3-hour long, open 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: Since the course is highly computational, any non-communicating calculator is permitted.

Zak Mouslim, MASc(MEng), EIT - Advanced Strength 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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