Theory of Elasticity

Course Name: 

ME 316 THEORY OF ELASTICITY

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Components of stresses, equations of equilibrium, principle stresses and Mohr’s diagram in three dimensions, boundary conditions, strain components, compatibility equations, stress-strain relation and the general equation of elasticity, formulation of elasticity problems, existence and uniqueness of solution, Saint-Venant’s principle, principle of super-position and reciprocal theorem, Airy’s stress function to solve two dimensional problem, stresses in thin disk and long cylinder, torsion of prismatic bars, soap film analogy, membrane analogy and elastic stability.

References: 

Wang C.T., Applied Elasticity, Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, New York, 1953 Timoshenko and Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, 2nd Edition, 1951. T.G. Sitharam, Applied Elasticity, Interline publishing, 2008. L. S. Srinath, Advanced Mechanics of Solids, Tata Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, 3rd Edition, 2009.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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