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Required Textbook

Amazon logo Hibbeler, R. C. Mechanics of Materials. 6th ed. East Rutherford, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN: 9780131913455.

Part 1: Statics - Elements of Equilibrium

Course Outline, Review of Forces and Moments, Introduction to Equilibrium

Forces, Moments, Equilibrium

Applying the Equations of Equilibrium, Planar Trusses


Hibbeler. Chapter 1.1-1.2.
Part 2: Forces and Moments Transmitted by Slender Members
5-6 Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams Hibbeler. Chapter 6.1-6.2.
Part 3: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies - Introduction

Force-deformation Relationships and Static Indeterminacy

Finishing up Static Indeterminacy; Uniaxial Loading and Material Properties

Trusses and Their Deformations

Statically Determinate and Indeterminate Trusses

Quiz 1

Hibbeler. Chapters 1.3-1.4, 2.1-2.2, and 3.1-3.4.
Part 4: Force-Stress-Equilibrium

Multiaxial Stress

Multiaxial Stress and Strain

Hibbeler. Chapters 9.1-9.4, 9.7, and 8.1.
Part 5: Displacement - Strain
14 Multiaxial Strain and Multiaxial Stress-strain Relationships Hibbeler. Chapter 10.1-10.4.
Part 6: Linear Elasticity - Material Behavior

Stress-strain-temperature Relationships and Thin-walled Pressure Vessels

Stress Transformations and Principal Stress

Stress and Strain Transformations

Failure of Materials and Examples

Quiz 2

Hibbeler. Chapters 3.6, and 10.6-10.7.
Part 7: Bending: Stress and Strains; Deflections

Pure Bending

Moment-curvature Relationship

Beam Deflection

Symmetry, Superposition, and Statically Indeterminate Beams

Bending: Stress and Strains

Hibbeler. Chapter 6.3-6.6.


Hibbeler. Chapters 12.1-12.3, 12.5-12.7, and 12.9.

Part 8: Torsion; Energy Methods

Torsion and Twisting

Torsion Examples

Energy Methods



Hibbeler. Chapters 5.1-5.2, and 5.4.

Energy Methods

Hibbeler. Chapters 14.1-14.3, and 14.5-14.9.