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