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VM211 – Introduction to Solid Mechanics


Credits: 4 credits.

Pre-requisites: Vp 140 or Vp 160 and Vv 156 or Vv 186


Statics: Moment and force resultants, equilibrium. Mechanics of deformable bodies: stress/strain, classification of material behavior, generalized Hooke’s law. Engineering applications: axial loads, torsion of circular rods and tubes bending and shear stresses in beams, deflection of beams, combined stresses, stress and strain transformation.

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