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Solid Mechanics I
Stresses and deflections; statically indeterminate problems. Stress transformation; principal stresses; Mohr's Circle; theories of failure. Flexural analysis; the method of superposition; design of beams and shafts for strength. Columns: Euler's formulae for buckling; various end attachments; transition slenderness ratio; the parabolic formulae; eccentric loading and the secant formulae.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1.5 hrs. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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- MEC 531 - Solid Mechanics II
- MEC 613 - Machine Design I
- MEC 825 - Mechanical Design
- Mechanical Engineering