Civil Engineering : Stress, strain, and basic equations of elasticity. Stress function solutions. Stress concentration and failure criteria; elements of linear fracture mechanics. Unsymmetrical bending of beams; shear centres; torsion of thin-walled members. Elementary analysis of plates and their buckling. Membrane stresses in shells.
Terms: Winter 2014
Instructors: Suresh C Shrivastava (Winter)