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Elasticity and Solid Mechanics  
1 
Course Outline Material Behavior under Uniaxial Loading Displacement and Strain Stress and Equilibrium Stressstrain 

2  Applications: Beam Bending, Buckling and Vibration  
3  Mechanisms of Elasticity and Viscoelasticity  Homework 1 out 
4  Lab 1: Beam Bending, Buckling and Vibration  
5  3D Linear Thermoelasticity: Straindisplacement, Stressstraintemperature, and Stressequilibrium  
6  Simple States of Elastic Stress, Strain, and Displacement 
Homework 1 due Homework 2 out 
7  Lab 2: Engineering Polymers: Viscoelasticity, Strength, and Ductility  
8 
Limits to Elasticity: Strength and Multiaxial Yield Condition Boundary Conditions and Boundary Value Problems 

9 
Elasticity of Composite Materials Applications 
Homework 2 due 
10  Lab 3: Stress Concentration  
Plasticity and Creep  
11 
Uniaxial Elasticplastic Behavior Elasticplastic Beambending 

12 
Ideal Shear Strength Dislocations 
Homework 3 out 
13  Lab 4: Sheet Bending  
14 
Strengthening Mechanisms Strain Hardening 

15  Limit Analysis  Homework 3 due 
16  Lab 5: Heat Treatment  
17  Applications of Limit Analysis  
18  Quiz I  
19  Hightemperature Deformation: Creep and Stress Relaxation  
20 
Hightemperature Deformation Mechanisms Resisting Creep 
Homework 4 out 
21  Lab 6: Project 1  
Fracture  
22 
Ideal Cleavage Strength Stress Concentration and Cracks 

23 
Cracktip Stress Intensity Factors Critical Stress Intensity 
Homework 4 due Homework 5 out 
24  Lab 7: Fracture Toughness  
25  Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM)  
26  Applications of LEFM 
Homework 5 due Homework 6 out 
27  Lab 8: Project 2  
Fatigue  
28 
Fatigue Crack Propagation Defecttolerant Fatigue Design and Maintenance 
Homework 6 due 
29  Defectfree Fatigue Design: Highcycle Fatigue  
30  Defectfree Fatigue Design: Lowcycle Fatigue  
31  Lab 9: Project 3  
32 
Applications: Strainamplitude/Fatiguelife Behavior Notch Effects in Highcycle Fatigue 

33  Quiz II  
34  Lab 10: Project Presentations  
Material Selection for Design  
35  Principles for Material Selection: Performance, Properties, and Constraints  
36 
Optimization Material Indices of Merit 

37  Lab 11: Course Review (Optional)  
38  Final Exam 
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