Mechanics of Materials (WO200)

Course Name: 

Mechanics of Materials






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Simple flexure theory, Bending stress and shearing stress distribution across sections. Deflection of beams, Macaulay's method for deflection of statically determinate beams. Compound stresses - analytical method, graphical method - Mohr's circle of stresses. Torsion, Transmission of power through hollow and solid shafts. Beams of uniform strength, springs, Combined bending and torsion, Strain energy, Theories of failure, Columns & struts, Thick and thin pressure vessels.

Course Outcomes:


1) Singer, F.L. Strength of Materials, 3rd Edition, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1980. 2) Hearn, E.J., Mechanics of Materials, Pergaman Press, England, 1972. 3) Beer and Johnston E. R. Mechanics of Materials, 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, New-Delhi, 2007.


Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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