Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity(ST700)

Course Name: 

Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity(ST700)


M.Tech (Structural Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Elasticity: Definition and notation of components of stress and strain, Generalized Hooke's Law. Plane stress and plane strains. Airy's stress function. Differential equations of equilibrium, Solution of two dimensional problems using polynomials. Solution in rectangular and polar co-ordinates. Torsion of Prismatic, Circular and Rectangular bars. Prandtl's membrane analogy.
Plasticity: Introduction to plasticity, Criterion of yielding, Bending of prismatic beams, residual stresses, Plastic torsion


1. S.P. Timoshenko and N.Godier, Theory of Elasticity, McGraw Hill 2. J. Chakrabarthy, Theory of Plasticity, McGraw Hill 3. Sadhu Singh, Theory of Plasticity, Khanna Publishers


Civil Engineering

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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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