Solid Mechanics (300IGC012)

Basic Information

Text book

  • Mechanics of materials, F. P. Beer, E. R. Johnston, J.T. DeWolf, 2002.

Supplemental materials

  • Mechanics of Materials, R. C. Hibbeler, 2006.
  • Strength of Materials, F.L. Singer, A. Pytel, 1994.
  • Mechanics of Materials, J. M. Gere, S. P. Timoshenko, 1998.
  • Applied Strength of Materials, R. L. Mott, 1996.
  • Mechanics of Materials, R. W. Fitzgerald, 1990.

Specific course information

The course presents the fundamentals to calculate stresses and strains in structural members subjected to the action of axial, torsion, bending and combined loading.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To identify the concepts of stress and strain and the relationship between them.
  • To draw shear force and bending moment diagrams for various types of beam loadings.
  • To apply the fundamentals of structural design based on stress and stiffness.
  • To calculate deflections in statically determinate and indeterminate beams.
  • To calculate stresses in statically determinate and indeterminate beams.
  • To calculate stresses under combined loadings.
  • To calculate critical load in columns.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
Relevance 3 3 2 1 2 1

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the course

  • Introduction to the mechanics of materials.
  • Axially loaded members.
  • Torsion.
  • Steel and concrete.
  • Shear force and bending moment.
  • Pure bending.
  • Transversal loading.
  • Generalized state of stress and strain.
  • Application of plane stress.
  • Singularity functions.
  • Deflection in beams.
  • Statically indeterminate beams.
  • Continuous beams.
  • Columns
undergraduate/dptocivileindustrial/solidmechanics.txt · Última modificación: 2014/10/18 10:10 por lsosorio
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