Syllabus

Lectures

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session


Exams

Exam 1 - October 23 - in class
Exam 2 - December 9 - in class


Problem Sets

Problem sets are due in class one week after assigned.
Late submissions not accepted.


Grading

Exam 1: 30%
Exam 2: 40%
Problem Sets: 30%


Texts

Required

Suresh, S. Fatigue of Materials. 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

References

Anderson, T. L. Fracture Mechanics. 2nd ed. CRC Press, 1995.

Hertzberg, R. W. Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials. 4th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.

Lawn, B. R. Fracture of Brittle Solids. Cambridge University Press, 1993.