Applied Strength of Materials

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Course No: MECH.3110-021; SIS Class Nbr: 3324; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Strength of materials principles are applied to the stress analysis of machine components and structures. The effects of buckling and combined bending, torsion, and axial loadings are studied together with the effects of stress risers due to geometrical complexities. Topics include: 3D stress transformations; principal stresses; Mohr's circle; failure criteria; torsion of non-circular and hollow cross sections; stress concentration factors; equilibrium and energy methods;global and local buckling; introduction to finite element methods; introduction to composites.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGN.2060 Strength of Materials, and ENGN.2050 Statics, and MECH.2960 Materials Science for Engineering, and MECH.3610 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Eng, and MATH.2310 Calculus III, and C- or better required for ENGN.2050 and ENGN.2060.
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Abouhamed Saberi
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W,F | 1:30 PM-3:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2019: Jul 08 to Aug 15
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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