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MEC 430

Stress Analysis

Stresses and deflections; statically indeterminate problems. Stress transformation; principal stresses; Mohr's Circle; theories of failure. Flexural analysis; the method of superposition; design of beams and shafts for strength. Columns: Euler's formulae for buckling; various end attachments; transition slenderness ratio; the parabolic formulae; eccentric loading and the secant formulae.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1.5 hrs. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

MEC 323, MTL 200, (MTH 309 or MTH 425), CEN 199

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Mechanical Engineering