Course Information

 

Course Title

Code

Semester

L + U Hour

Credits

ETCS

Strength of Materials I

ME203

3

3+0

3

5

 

Prerequisites:

 

Language of Instruction

English

Course Level

Undergraduate

Course Type

Compulsory

Mode of Delivery

1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, Problem Solving

Course Coordinator

Asst. Prof. Dr. Cem BOĞA

Instructors

Asst. Prof. Dr. Cem BOĞA

Assistants

Goals

Introducing engineering students to the basic terms and concepts of mechanics of materials and, for simple elementary structural elements, giving the basic analysis tools for elementary mechanics analysis.

Course Content

Basic concepts of solid mechanics: Stress and strain. Definition of bars and beams and their analysis under axial loading, torsion and bending. Design criteria for safe operation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Has an understanding of concepts of stress and strain
  2. Has an understanding of axial Loading
  3. Has an understanding of torsion and bending Analysis
  4. Has an understanding of shear force
  5. Has an understanding of design criteria for safe operation.

 

 

Course Content

 

Week

Theoretical

Practice

Laboratory

1.

Stress types. Factor of Safety

 

2.

Deformation. Poisson´s Ratio and Hooke´s Law

 

3.

Stress Concentration. Plastic Deformation

 

4.

Torsion. Shaft Design

 

5.

Moment of Inertia of Plane Sections

 

6.

Pure Bending. Stress Concentration under Bending.

 

7.

Unsymmetric Bending.. General Eccentric Loading

 

8.

Midterm exam

 

9.

Shear (V) and Moment (M) Diagrams

 

10.

Design of Beams for Bending

 

11.

Transverse Shear Stress in Beams

 

12.

Stress Transformation and Mohr´s Circle.

 

13.

Failure Criteria and Applications.

 

14.

Pressure Vessels.

 

15.

Review

 

16.

Final

 

Resources

Recommended Sources:

  1. Beer, Johnston and DeWolf, Mechanics of Materials, McGraw-Hill, 2006

 

Course Workload

Event

Number

Contribution (%)

Midterm Exam

1

40

Final Exam

1

60

Homework

0

TOTAL

100