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Flexible deadlines

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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of material; 5 to 7 hours per week work for students...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 3 readings
Video1 video
Reading3 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Stress and Strain Fundamentals

In this section, we will study the fundamentals of stress and strain as applied to Mechanics of Materials....
Reading
8 videos (Total 37 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Module 2: Internal Forces due to External Loads2m
Module 3: Normal Stress/Shear Stress3m
Module 4: Maximum Normal and Shear Stress on Inclined Planes for Uniaxial Loading9m
Module 5: General State of Stress at a Point (3D)8m
Module 6: Two-Dimensional (2D) or Plane Stress2m
Module 7: Nominal (Engineering) Stress and True Stress4m
Module 8: Normal Strain2m
Reading14 readings
Download Pdf Format Module 1: General Analysis Approach10m
Download Pdf Format Module 2: Internal Forces due to External Loads10m
Download Pdf Format: Module 3: Normal Stress/Shear Stress10m
Module 3 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 4: Maximum Normal and Shear Stress on Inclined Planes for Uniaxial Loading10m
Module 4 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 5: General State of Stress at a Point (3D)10m
Download Pdf Format Module 6: Two-Dimensional (2D) or Plane Stress10m
Download Pdf Format Module 7: Nominal (Engineering) Stress and True Stress10m
Module 7 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 8: Normal Strain10m
Module 8 Worksheet Solution10m
Solution to Quiz Week One10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Stress and Strain Fundamentals6m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Stress-Strain Diagrams, Material Properties, and Shear Stress and Strain

In this section, we will develop stress-strain diagrams, discuss material properties, and look more in depth at shear stress and strain....
Reading
7 videos (Total 35 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Module 10: Internal Properties and Hooke’s Law4m
Module 11: 0.2% Offset Yield Stress3m
Module 12: Strain Hardening/Permanent Set1m
Module 13: Poisson’s Ratio6m
Module 14:Shear Stress/2D Pure Shear4m
Module 15: Shear Strain4m
Reading11 readings
Download Pdf Format Module 9: Tension Test and Stress-Strain Diagram10m
Download Pdf Format Module 10: Internal Properties and Hooke’s Law10m
Module 10 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 11: 0.2% Offset Yield Stress10m
Module 11 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 12: Strain Hardening/Permanent Set10m
Download Pdf Format Module 13: Poisson’s Ratio10m
Module 13 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 14:Shear Stress/2D Pure Shear10m
Download Pdf Format Module 15: Shear Strain10m
Solution to Quiz Week Two10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Stress-Strain Diagrams, Material Properties, and Shear Stress and Strain6m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Stresses on Inclined Planes

In this section, we will develop the stress transformation equations for inclined planes and introduce Mohr’s Circle for Plane Stress...
Reading
11 videos (Total 68 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Module 17: Transformation Equations for Plane Stress8m
Module 18: Principal Stresses/Principal Planes5m
Module 19: Principal Stresses/Principal Planes (cont.)2m
Module 20: Maximum and Minimum In-Plane Principal Stresses7m
Module 21: Maximum In-Plane Shear Stress5m
Module 22: Introduction to Mohr’s Circle4m
Module 23: Mohr’s Circle for Plane Stress5m
Module 24: Determine Principal Stresses, Principal Planes, and Maximum Shear Stress using Mohr’s Circle9m
Module 25: Stresses on any given plane using Mohr’s Circle6m
Module 26: Principal Stresses and Principal Planes by solving Eigenvalue Problem5m
Reading14 readings
Download Pdf Format Module 16:Stresses on Inclined Planes – Sign Convention10m
Download Pdf Format Module 17: Transformation Equations for Plane Stress10m
Module 17 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 18: Principal Stresses/Principal Planes10m
Download Pdf Format Module 19: Principal Stresses/Principal Planes (cont.)10m
Download Pdf Format Module 20: Maximum and Minimum In-Plane Principal Stresses10m
Download Pdf Format Module 21: Maximum In-Plane Shear Stress10m
Module 21 Worksheet Solution10m
Download Pdf Format Module 22: Introduction to Mohr’s Circle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 23: Mohr’s Circle for Plane Stress10m
Download Pdf Format Module 24: Determine Principal Stresses, Principal Planes, and Maximum Shear Stress using Mohr’s Circle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 25: Stresses on any given plane using Mohr’s Circle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 26: Principal Stresses and Principal Planes by solving Eigenvalue Problem10m
Solution to Quiz Week Three10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Stresses on Inclined Planes6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Stress concentrations, Mohr’s Circle for Plane Strain, and measuring strains

In this section, we will learn about stress concentrations, and discuss plane strain, develop Mohr’s Circle for Plane Strain, and explore methods of measuring strain....
Reading
11 videos (Total 68 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Module 28: Determine Maximum Stress at Discontinuities using Stress Concentration Factors8m
Module 29: Two-Dimensional (2D) or Plane Strain5m
Module 30: Transformation Equations for Plane Strain8m
Module 31: Transformation Equations for Plane Strain (cont.)1m
Module 32: Mohr’s Circle for Plane Strain2m
Module 33: Determine Principal Strains, Principal Planes, and Maximum Shear Strain using Mohr’s Circle9m
Module 34: Strains on any given plane using Mohr’s Circle6m
Module 35: Find Strains using Experimental Analysis Techniques5m
Module 36: Find In-Plane Strains using Strain Gage Measurements7m
Module 37: Find Principal Strains, Maximum Shear Strain, and Principal7m
Reading12 readings
Download Pdf Format Module 27: Stress Concentration Factors/Saint-Venant’s Principle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 28: Determine Maximum Stress at Discontinuities using Stress Concentration Factors10m
Download Pdf Format Module 29: Two-Dimensional (2D) or Plane Strain10m
Download Pdf Format Module 30: Transformation Equations for Plane Strain10m
Download Pdf Format Module 31: Transformation Equations for Plane Strain (cont.)10m
Download Pdf Format Module 32: Mohr’s Circle for Plane Strain10m
Download Pdf Format Module 33: Determine Principal Strains, Principal Planes, and Maximum Shear Strain using Mohr’s Circle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 34: Strains on any given plane using Mohr’s Circle10m
Download Pdf Format Module 35: Find Strains using Experimental Analysis Techniques10m
Download Pdf Format Module 36: Find In-Plane Strains using Strain Gage Measurements10m
Download Pdf Format Module 37: Find Principal Strains, Maximum Shear Strain, and Principal10m
Solution to Quiz Week Four10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Stress concentrations, Mohr’s Circle for Plane Strain, and measuring strains6m
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By RRSep 9th 2018

A very useful course for getting a strong foundation in strength of materials course. Definitely recommend to all who wants to learn it. Looking forward to future courses. Dr. Whiteman is outstanding.

By RRJul 6th 2018

very good course. it helped me build my basic for mechanics of materials and know in depth about stress and strains and physical world applications.

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Dr. Wayne Whiteman, PE

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Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

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