UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

MECH4301 - Intermediate Mechanics of Materials

MECH 4301 Intermediate Mechanics of Materials (3 semester credit hours) Course material includes principal stresses; constitutive relations, thermal strains; stress concentration, brittle and ductile failure; fracture and fatigue; two-dimensional linear elasticity; beams on elastic foundation; energy concepts, unit load method, Castigliano's theorems; St. Venant torsion theory, Prandtl method, thin-walled sections; unsymmetrical beams, shear center; curved beams; plates, uniform and axi-symmetrical bending; column buckling. Prerequisites: MECH 2320 and ENGR 3300. (3-0) Y