ME 211 COURSE PROFILE
DEGREE PROGRAM:
Mechanical Engineering
COURSE NUMBER: ME 211  COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Solid Mechanics 
REQUIRED COURSE OR ELECTIVE COURSE: Required  TERMS OFFERED: Fall, Winter, Spring 
TEXTBOOK / REQUIRED MATERIAL: Statics & Mechanics of Materials by Hibbler  PRE / COREQUISITES: Physics 140, Math 116. I, II, (4 credits) 
COGNIZANT FACULTY: E. Arruda 
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BULLETIN DESCRIPTION:
Statics: moment and force resultants, equilibrium. Mechanics of deformable bodies: stress/strain, classification of material behavior, generalized Hooke's law. Engineering applications: axial loads, torsion of circular rods and tubes, bending and shear stresses in beams, deflection of beams, combined stresses, stress and strain transformation. Four lecture classes per week.


COURSE STRUCTURE/SCHEDULE: Lecture: 3 days per week at 1 hour, Discussion: 1 day per week at 1 hour 
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