# TEMPERATURE STRESSES AND STRAIN

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## Contents

## TEMPERATURE STRESSES AND STRAINS

### THEORY

### Specific Objectives

By the end of the sub-unit, the trainee should be able to:

- derive the temperature / stress equation
- apply the formula to solve problems
- determine the elements of the temperature stress equation

#### Content

- Derivation of temperature stress equation
- Application of the temperature stress equation in building components

### PRACTICE

#### Specific Objectives

By the end of the module sub-unit, the trainee should be able to:

- demonstrate the effect of temperature on stress/strain
- determine the stresses developed by forces and temperature in a given

material

### Competences

Ability to:

- Derive temperature stress equation
- Apply the effect temperature on strain/stress for materials
- Determine the position and size of joints
- Effects in temperature on temperature

-contraction

-expansion

- Stress

-contraction

-expansion

#### Suggested Teaching/Learning Activities

- Class exercises
- Demonstration

#### Suggested Learning resources

- Laboratory
- Text books and manuals

#### Suggested Assessment Methods

- Assignments
- Analysis report
- End of course assessments
- CATS