About CE 100 A

Stress, strain, temperature relationships, torsion, bending stresses, and deflections. Columns, joints, thin-walled cylinders. Combined stresses and Mohr's circle. Prerequisite: CE 001 with a grade of C- or better. Co-requisite: MATH 121. Cross-listed with: ME 014.


Prereqs enforced by the system: CE 001; Coreq MATH 121; Open to degree and CDE students; For Civil and Mechanical Engineering majors only

Section Description

This course introduces the fundamental principles on mechanics of materials, including the equations for static equilibrium, concepts of stress and strain, stress-strain relations for linear elastic materials, stability, and energy methods.

Section Expectation

1. Understand the concepts related stress and strain for engineering applications 2. Analyze the stress distribution in axial, torsion and bending loading conditions 3. Understand Mohr circle and principle stresses 4. Learn the fundamentals of column stability and beam deflection


Homework, Midterm, Final exam, Project

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