Strength of Materials I


Code: MEA_214


The concept of mechanical stress – Single axis and plane stress conditions – stress analysis – MOHR cycles. – Strain gages – Deformation displacement relations, conventional conditions – Stress strain relations – HOOKE law – Applications in static definitive and static indefinite plane trusses. Thin-coated cylindrical pressure vessels. Thermal stresses. Energy and deformation work – energy theories – Principle of minimum energy deformation – Castigliano method – applications. Failure criteria.

Laboratory Exercises: Tensional testing, Impact testing, Fatigue testing, Deformation Measurement, Hardness Testing.