Mechanics of Solids I
Hours: 3-1.5* -1
Review of bending moment and shear force diagrams for beams. Introduction of stress and strain; axial loading, torsion, pure bending and transverse loading. Status failure and factors of safety. Stress and strain transformation in two dimensions. Mohr's circle. Beam deflection, stability of columns. Energy methods.
* Indicates a 3 hour laboratory taken by students on alternate weeks.