ECS325 Mechanics of Solids (Spring)

Open only to students admitted to the Florence Engineering Program. Theory of deformation, stress, stress resultants, transformation. Elastic and inelastic constitutive behavior. Equilibrium. Tension and torsion of bars; flexure and shear of beams; pressure vessels. Thermoelasticity. Elastic and inelastic stability. Energy methods.

Effects of temperature changes.  Yielding and fracture criteria. Deflections. Statically indeterminate systems. Stability of columns.

Prereqs: ECS 221 (Statics) and MAT 397 (Calculus III)

Department: Engineering and Computer Science

Location: Florence

Semester: Spring

Credits: 4