Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3650206
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. VOLKAN ESAT
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3650205
Set 2: 5720261
One of the sets above should be completed before taking MECH206 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS .

Course Content

Concept of stress: normal, bearing and shear stresses. Stress and strain in simple loadings: axial loading, pure torsion and bending. Thermal stresses. Deflection of beams: Integration, moment area and superposition methods. Statically indeterminate members. Combined loadings: Combined stresses, Mohris circle. Pressurized thin walled cylinders. Stability of columns.