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Mechanics of Solids

  • Course Code :
    SCM 536
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: - Understand the basic concepts and main principles - Calculate the values of the essential terms Regarding inelastic behavior of materials stress tensors & strain analysis constitutive relations symmetry in elasticity boundary value & two dimensional problems bending & torsion of bars axi-symmetric problems

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Tensor analysis, Stress tensors, Strain analysis, Constitutive relations for linear elastic materials, Symmetry in elasticity, Experimental desemesterination of elasticity constants, Boundary value problems, Two-dimensional problems in elasticity, Bending of prismatic bars, Torsion of bars and hollow shafts, Axisymmetric problems of elasticity, Introduction to inelastic behavior of materials

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the main terms of inelastic behavior of materials
2- Explain the principals of symmetry in elasticity
3- Describe the main concept of boundary value & two dimensional problems

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze the system of inelastic behavior of materials
2- Calculate the values of stress tensors & strain analysis
3- Analyze the system of boundary value & two dimensional problems
4- Calculate the values of bending & torsion of bars
5- Solve problems regarding axi-symmetric problems

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Prepare technical reports for constitutive relations

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Search for information and self-learning discipline


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
inelastic behavior of materials of materials 10 6 4
stress tensors & strain analysis Strain analysis 5 3 2
constitutive relations elastic materials 10 6 4
symmetry in elasticity Experimental desemesterination of elasticity constants 10 6 4
boundary value & two dimensional problems dimensional problems in elasticity 15 9 6
bending & torsion of bars Torsion of bars and hollow shafts 15 9 6
axi-symmetric problem elasticity 10 6 4
Revision 4 3 1

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lec.
Discussion
Problem Solving
Report / Present.

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final exam 40.00
First Mid Term Exam 15.00
Quizzes / Assig. 15.00
Report / Present. 15.00
Second Mid Term Exam 15.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Course notes :

Lecture Notes on Moodle

Recommended books :

"Mechanics of solids and materials", Robert Asaro, Vlado Lubarda, Cambridge, 2006

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