MEC 430 Stress Analysis

Stresses and deflections; statically indeterminate problems. Stress transformation; principal stresses; Mohr’s Circle; theories of failure. Flexural analysis; the method of superposition; design of beams and shafts for strength. Columns: Euler’s formulae for buckling; various end attachments; transition slenderness ratio; the parabolic formulae; eccentric loading and the secant formulae. Lect: 3 hrs./Lab: 1.5 hrs. Prerequisites: MEC 323, MTL 200, MTH 141, MEC 325 and PCS 213 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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