Internal equilibrium of load carrying members and assemblies. Concepts of stress, strain, and deformations. Basic propoerties of engineering materials. Analysis and design of bar-type members subjected to axial loads, torsions, bending, shear and combined loading. Principle of superposition. Statically indeterminate problems. Bi-axial state of stress: stress transformations and principal stress. Boundary value problems. Instability and buckling. Euler's Column theory. Energy principles. Pre: ESM2104 or ESM1004. (3H, 3C). I, II.

Instructor: Dr. Ronald D. Kriz has provided additional information for his T,Th class.

Engineering Science and Mechanics: ESM2204
Fall 2008

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