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LEC # TOPICS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS
1 Introduction to Subject, Tensile Strength and Stiffness 1.1 - 1.3 1.2, 1.7
2 Strain Energy Basis of Elasticity, Thermal Strain 1.4.1 1.12, 1.13
3 Entropy-controlled Elasticity 1.4.2 1.23, 1.25
4 Introduction to Viscoelasticity 1.5 1.34, 1.35
5 Composite Materials 1.6 1.41, 1.43
6 Stress-strain Curves, Compression 1.7 - 1.8 1.45, 1.46, 1.47. 1.48
7 Forces in Trusses 2.1.1 2.7 (e, f)
8 Truss Deflections and Castigliano’s Method 2.1.2 2.8 (d), 2.9 (f)
9 Matrix Analysis of Trusses 2.1.3 2.10 (e), 2.12 (a)
10 Pressure Vessel Stresses and Deformations 2.2.1, 2.2.2 2.15, 2.20
11 Application of Viscoelasticity Theory to Pressure Vessels - Convolution Integral Method 2.2.3 2.22
12 Shearing Stress and Strain, Torsion of Circular Shafts 2.3, 2.4.1, 2.4.2 2.29, 2.30
13 QUIZ 1
14 Torsional Displacements 2.4.3, 2.4.4 2.32, 2.33
15 The Kinematic Equations (Strain-Displacement Relations) 3.1 3.3, 3.6
16 The Equilibrium Equations 3.2 3.9 (1st relation)
17 Tensor Transformations, Mohr’s Circle 3.3.1 - 3.3.2 3.21, 3.23
18 Constitutive Relations 3.4.1, 3.4.2 3.27
19 Anisotropic Materials 3.4.4 3.31, 3.32
20 Statics of Beam Bending - Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams 4.1 4.5 (b, d, e, f)
21 Normal and Shear Stresses in Beams 4.2, 4.4 4.13 (e, f), 4.20
22 Beam Bending Displacements 4.5 4.21 (a, d)
23 Closed-Form Solutions 5.1 5.12, 5.15
24 Experimental Stress Analysis 5.2 5.17, 5.18
25 Finite Element Analysis 5.3  
26 Finite Element Analysis 5.19  
27 QUIZ 2
28 Yield - Phenomenological Aspects, Multiaxial Stress States 6.1.1, 6.1.2 6.2, 6.9
29 Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure, Effect of Rate and Temperature 6.1.3, 6.1.4 6.10, 6.11
30 Role of Dislocations in Crystalline Slip 6.2.1 - 6.2.4
31 Dislocation Motion and Hardening 6.2.5 6.17
32 Creep 6.3 6.15
33 Continuum Plasticity 6.4 6.16
34 Statistics of Fracture 7.1 7.1, 7.3 (g-i)
35 The Zhurkov Kinetic Model of Fracture 7.2 7.4, 7.6
36 The Griffith Approach to Fracture Mechanics, Compliance Calibration 7.3.1, 7.3.2 7.9c (But Find Gc rather than K1)
37 Stress Intensity Approach, Effect of Specimen Geometry, Effect of Grain Size and Temperature 7.3.3 - 7.3.5 7.10, 7.11
38 Fatigue 7.4 7.14, 7.16
39 QUIZ 3

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