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Mechanics of materials EGR2312-01  

This course teaches concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combined loading.
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Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

- Structural analysis (Engineering)

- Strength of materials

- Concrete -- Mechanical properties

- Normal and shear stress and strain

- Hooke’s law

- Poisson’s ratio

- Axial deformation

- Torsion of circular bars

- Combined stresses

- Mohr’s circle (principal stresses)




This course is about the performance of deformable solids in various materials under the action of different kinds of loads. Thus the main objective of the course will be to show how to determine the stress, strain, and deflection suffered by bi-dimensional (and simple tri-dimensional) structural elements when subjected to different loads (e.g. normal, shear, torsion, bending and combined loads). Once the state of stresses and strains has been established for a particular structure type, the student will be able to evaluate the allowable loads and associated allowable stresses before mechanical failure.


Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

- TA350

- TA405

- TA645



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