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Strength of Materials

Course Description

Subject includes properties of structural materials, stress and strain relationship, proportional limit, yield-point, ultimate strength, modulus of elasticity, design of axial members, working stress, design of bending and torsional members, riveted and welded joints, deflection of axial, bending and torsional members, solution of intermediate beams by double integration, combined stresses, design of compression members and columns, stresses at a point on different planes, fatigue of metals, stress concentration, impact and energy loads, principal stresses and theories of failure. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Spring term. (Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in MATH-171 and ENGI-101)