These problem sets correspond to Prof. Wierzbicki’s lectures notes.

TOPICS | PROBLEM SETS | SOLUTIONS |
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The Concept of Strain (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 2.) |
Problem Set 1 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 1 (PDF) |

The Concept of Stress, Generalized Stresses, and Equilibrium (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 3.) |
Problem Set 2 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 2 (PDF) |

Development of Constitutive Equations for Continuum, Beams, and Plates (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 4.) |
Problem Set 3 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 3 (PDF) |

Solution Method for Beam Deflection (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 5.) |
Problem Set 4 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 4 (PDF) |

Moderately Large Deflection Theory of Beams (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 6.) |
Problem Set 5 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 5 (PDF) |

Bending Response of Plates and Optimum Design (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 7.) |
Problem Set 6 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 6 (PDF) |

Energy Methods in Elasticity (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 8.) |
Problem Set 7 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 7 (PDF) |

Stability of Elastic Structures and Advanced Topic in Column Buckling (This problem set corresponds to Lectures 9 and 10.) |
Problem Set 8 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 8 (PDF) |

Buckling of Plates and Sections (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 11.) |
Problem Set 9 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 9 (PDF) |

Fundamental Concepts in Structural Plasticity (This problem set corresponds to Lecture 12.) |
Problem Set 10 (PDF) | Solutions to Problem Set 10 (PDF) |