CE 30/ME85 : Introduction to Solid Mechanics
Day/Time/Room : MWF 1-2pm, Hearst Mining
Units : 3.0
Prerequisites : Math 53 and 54; Physics 7A
A review of equilibrium for particles and rigid bodies. Application to truss structures. The concepts of deformation, strain, and stress. Equilibrium equations for a continuum. Elements of the theory of linear elasticity. The states of plane stress and plane strain. Solution of elementary elasticity problems (beam bending, torsion of circular bars). Euler buckling in elastic beams.