Lectures

- 1. Introduction and Galileo's problem
- 2. Dimensional analysis and atomic explosion
- 3. Dimensional analysis and application to engineering structures
- 4. Newton's laws of motion
- 5. Stress vector and stress tensor
- 6. Continuum model
- 7. Continuum model: geostatics example
- 8. Beam stress model
- 9. Beam model II
- 10. Strength models
- 11. Mohr stress plane and strength criteria
- 12. Soil mechanics example
- 13. Beam section strength model
- 14. Strength of beam structures
- 15. Review of stresses and strength
- 16. Deformation and strain tensor
- 17. Strain tensor (cont.)
- 18. Mohr circle in strain space
- 19. Beam deformation
- 20. Elasticity: energy approach
- 21. Continuum elasticity
- 22. Elasticity: properties
- 23. Elasticity solving methods
- 24. Beam elasticity I
- 25. Beam elasticity II
- 26. Beam elasticity III
- 27. Energy bounds
- 28. Energy bounds II
- 29. 1D energy methods
- 30. Generalization to 3D
- 31. Stress method for beam structures
- 32. Energy methods for beam structures
- 33. Euler buckling
- 34. Fracture mechanics I
- 35. Fracture mechanics II
- 36. Plastic collapse
- 37. Review and summary

## Engineering Mechanics

### Course Summary

*1.050 Engineering Mechanics I, Fall 2007*made available by

*Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare*under the

*Creative Commons BY-NC-SA*license.

*(No videos are available for this course but there is a good set of lecture material)*

### Reading Material

1.**Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 1**

C. Hartsuijker, J. W. Welleman, Engineering Mechanics Volume 1: Equilibrium, Springer, 2006, ISBN 1402041209, 9781402041204.

This is the first of two volumes introducing structural and continuum mechanics in a comprehensive and consistent way.

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2. **Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 2**

C. Hartsuijker, J. W. Welleman, Engineering Mechanics Volume 2: Stresses, Strains, Displacements, Springer, 2007, ISBN 1402041233, 9781402041235.

This is the second of two volumes introducing structural and continuum mechanics in a comprehensive and consistent way. Volume 2 covers stresses and strains in simple elements subjected to extension, bending, shear and torsion.

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3. **Mechanics of solids and structures***Mechanics of solids and structures*, by David W. A. Rees, published by Imperial College Press, 2000, ISBN 1860942180, 9781860942181

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### Course Material

1.**Variables and Concepts (Lectures 1-15)**

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**Variables and Concepts (Lectures 16-26)**

(171 KB pdf file)

3.

**Variables and Concepts (Lectures 27-37)**

(183 KB pdf file)