CIVE 514 Structural Mechanics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


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 2013

Instructors: Suresh C Shrivastava (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: CIVE 207 and permission of instructor

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CIVE 601