GNE 260 - Strength of Materials I

3 Unit(s)


Hooke’s law; Method of superposition; Stress and deformation resulting from temperature changes; Elastic Constants; Stress in thin cylinders and spheres; Stresses on inclined planes. Principal stresses, Mohr’s circle. Structural mechanics of statistically determinate rigid body systems and plane pin-jointed frames; Bending moment and shear force in beams, Simple beam and deflection of beam, truss and elastic buckling of columns; Simple torsion and application; Stress and strain transformation equations.