XE-D Solid Mechanics
Equivalent force systems; free-body diagrams; equilibrium equations; analysis of
determinate trusses and frames; friction; particle kinematics and dynamics;
dynamics of rigid bodies under planar motion; law of conservation of energy; law of
conservation of momentum.
Stresses and strains; principal stresses and strains; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and
plane strain; generalized Hooke’s Law; elastic constants; thermal stresses; theories of
Axial, shear and bending moment diagrams; axial, shear and bending stresses;
combined stresses; deflection (for symmetric bending); torsion in circular shafts; thin
walled pressure vessels; energy methods (Castigliano’s Theorems); Euler buckling.
Free vibration of single degree of freedom systems.