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VM519 – Theory of Plasticity


Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Vm211 Introduction to Solid Mechanics and Vm311 Strength of Materials

Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering

Terms Offered: Fall


Fundamentals of plasticity; stress-strain relations, yield criteria and the general behavior of metals and non-metals beyond proportional limit in the light of experimental evidence. Various approximate theories with emphasis on the theory of plastic flow. Application to problems of bending, torsion, plane strain and plane stress, technological problems.


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