ME2601 Mechanics of Solids I

Concepts of stress, strain and deformation; axial force; normal stress and normal strain; shear force; shear stress and shear strain; torsion; angle of twist; bending moment; bending moment diagram and shear force diagram; flexural strain; transverse deflection; statically determinate and indeterminate structures; thin-walled pressure vessels; combined loading; stress and strain transformation; Mohr's circle; principal stress; maximum shear stress; and failure criteria.


ME2501 and MA1114

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