CIVE 514 Structural Mechanics (3 credits)

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: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: CIVE 207 and permission of instructor

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