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VM311 – Strength of Materials


Instructor: Roberto Dugnani

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Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Vm211 Introduction to Solid Mechanics and Vv 256 Applied Calculus IV or Vv 286 Honors Mathematics IV

Description:

Energy methods; buckling of columns, including approximate methods; bending of beams of asymmetrical cross-section; shear center and torsion of thin-walled sections; membrane stresses in axisymmetric shells; elastic-plastic bending and torsion; axisymmetric bending of circular plates.

Course Topics:

  1. Castigliano’s theorems
  2. Rayleigh-Ritz methods
  3. Beams with unsymmetric cross-sections
  4. Introduction to finite element analysis
  5. Buckling of columns
  6. Elastic-plastic bending

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