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ENGR& 225 - Mechanics of Materials

5 Credits
Mechanics of solids: stress, strain, torsion, flexure, deflection, connections, economic sections, composite members, combined stresses and design analysis. 

Pre-requisite(s) ENGR& 214 min 2.0 and MATH& 152 min 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Designed for students pursuing a degree in engineering.
Active Date 20210311T08:50:11

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Science

Course Outline

  • Definitions of stress and strain
  • Stress-strain curves and Hooke’s Law
  • Stresses and strains due to axial, bending, torsional or combined loading scenarios
  • Deformations due to axial, bending, torsional or combined loading scenarios
  • Stress transformations
  • Superposition
  • Stresses and strains developed in thin-walled pressure vessels
  • Design of beams
  • Statically indeterminate axially loaded members and bending beams
  • Thermal stresses

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will apply principles of statics, physics, and calculus in the design of mechanical structures

Students will perform stress analysis to check the adequacy of structural component dimensions and properties

Students will design components to resist stress and strain

Students will present an organized and systematic problem solving and intuitive analysis procedure

Students will correctly apply writing standards to document analysis and discuss engineering design problems

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