CE 302: Mechanics of Materials

Introduction and fundamentals of mechanics of deformable materials. Concept of stress and strain and Hooke’s law. Concept of failure, yield and allowable stresses. Factor of safety and allowable stress design. Limitations of strains and deformations. Normal stress under axial loading and bending. Shear stress under shear force and torsion. Shear force and bending moment diagrams. Transformation of stress and strain and Mohr’s circle. Buckling of columns.