CIVE 220

Mechanics of Solids I

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5*-1

Review of bending moment and shear force diagrams for beams. Stress, strain, stress-strain relations, and factor of safety. Simple loadings: axial force, buckling of columns, torsion, and pure bending. Stresses in combined loadings. Stress and strain transformations in two dimensions. Mohr's circle. Beam deflection, stability of columns. Energy methods.

* Indicates a 3-hour laboratory taken by students on alternate weeks.



Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer Fall Spring

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