TAM 251: Introductory Solid Mechanics

 
Week Day Date Lectures CBTF Quiz (subject to changes!) HW (subject to changes!) Worksheet
1 M Jan 15 No class (M.L. King Day) - Enjoy your break!     DS #1: Introduction and Review of Statics
W Jan 17

Lecture 1: Intro to Mechanics of materials

Johnson Post

 
F Jan 19

Lecture 2: Equilibrium and stress

Lecture 2 Prof Hu

Johnson Chapter 1 Pre

Johnson Normal Stress Post

HW #0: Statics Review
2 M Jan 22

 Lecture 3: Normal and shear stresses

Lecture 3 Prof Hu

Lecture 3: Stress Tensor Post

    DS #2: Elbow Joint
W Jan 24

Lecture 4: Allowable stress design

Lecture 4 Prof Hu

Lecture 4: Johnson Post

 
F Jan 26

Lecture 5: Strain

Lecture 5 Prof Hu

Johnson Chapter 2 Pre

Lecture 5: Johnson Post

HW #1: Stress
3 M Jan 29

Lecture 6: Stress-strain diagram

Lecture 6 Prof Hu

Johnson Chapter 3 Pre

Lecture 6: Johnson Post

Quiz 1: Stress

(Th-Sun)

  DS #3: Tailgate
W Jan 31

Lecture 7: Stress-strain diagram

Lecture 7 Prof Hu

Lecture 7: Johnson Post

HW#2: Strain + Material
F Feb 2

Lecture 8: Deformations under axial loading

Lecture 8 Prof Hu

Johnson Chapter 4 Pre

Lecture 8: Johnson Post

 
4 M Feb 5

Lecture 9: Statically indeterminate structures

Lecture 9 Prof Hu

Lecture 9: Johnson Post

Quiz 1 Retry: Stress

(Th-Sun)

  DS #4: Suspension Bridge
W Feb 7

Lecture 10: Temperature effects

Lecture 10 Prof Hu

Lecture 10: Johnson Post

HW#3: Axial loading - Part 1
F Feb 9

Lecture 11: Misfit problems

Lecture 11 Prof Hu

Lecture 11: Johnson Post

 
5 M Feb 12

Lecture 12: Torsion of circular shafts

Lecture 12 Prof Hu

Johnson Chapter 5 Pre

Lecture 12: Johnson Post

Quiz 2: Strain+Material+statically determinate axial loading

(Th-Sun)

  DS #5: Wind Turbine
W Feb 14

Lecture 13: Torsion of circular shafts

Lecture 13 Prof Hu

Lecture 13: Johnson Post

HW#4: Axial loading - Part 2
F Feb 16

Lecture 14: Indeterminate shafts

Lecture 14 Prof Hu

Lecture 14: Johnson Post

 
6 M Feb 19

Lecture 15: Thin wall tubes

Lecture 15 Prof Hu

Lecture 15: Johnson Post

Quiz 2 Retry: Statically determinate + indeterminate structures

(Th-Sun)

  DS #6: Torsion Bar
W Feb 21

Lecture 16: SF and BM diagrams

Lecture 16 Prof Hu

Lecture 16: Johnson Post

No Homework Due
F Feb 23

Lecture 17: SF and BM diagrams

Lecture 17 Prof Hu 9am

Lecture 17 Prof Hu 10am

 
7 M Feb 26 Lecture 18: Beams in bending

Quiz 3: Torsion

(Th-Sun)

  DS #7:
W Feb 28 Lecture 19: Beams in bending HW#5: Torsion
F Mar 2 Lecture 20: Composite beams  
8 M Mar 5 Lecture 21: In-lecture quiz 1 (through and including torsion)

Quiz 3 Retry: Torsion

(Th-Sun)

  DS #8:
W Mar 7 Lecture 22: Transverse shear No Homework Due
F Mar 9 No class - Enjoy EOH!  
9 M Mar 12 Lecture 23: Transverse shear

Quiz 4: Beam bending - Normal stress

(Tue-Fri)

  DS #9:
W Mar 14 Lecture 24: Shear flow in built-up members HW#6: Beams in Bending
F Mar 16 Lecture 25: Shear flow in built-up members  
10 M Mar 26 Lecture 26: Pressure Vessels

Quiz 4 Retry: Beam bending - Normal stress

(Mon-Wed)

Quiz 5: Transverse shear stress

(Th-Sun)

  DS #10:
W Mar 28 Lecture 27: Combined loading HW#7: Transverse shear stress
F Mar 30 Lecture 28: Pressure vessels and Combined loading  
11 M Apr 2 Lecture 29: Stress transformation

​Quiz 5 Retry: Transverse shear stress

(Th-Sun)

  DS #11:
W Apr 4 Lecture 30: Stress transformation HW#8: Combined loading
F Apr 6 Lecture 31: Stress transformation  
12 M Apr 9 Lecture 32: Combined loading + Stress transformation

Quiz 6: Stress transformation

(Th-Sun)

  DS #12:
W Apr 11 Lecture 33: Generalized Hook's law + Theories of failure HW#9: Stress transformation and Failure criteria
F Apr 13 Lecture 34: In-lecture quiz 2  
13 M Apr 16 Lecture 35: Deflection in beams - integration methods

Quiz 6 Retry: Stress transformation

(Th-Sun)

  DS #13:
W Apr 18 Lecture 36: Deflection in beams - integration methods HW#10: Deflection - Part 1
F Apr 20 Lecture 37: Deflection in beams - Superposition methods  
14 M Apr 23 Lecture 38: Statically indeterminate - integration methods

Quiz 7: Deflection problems

(Th-Sat)

  DS #14:
W Apr 25 Lecture 39: Statically indeterminate - integration methods HW#11: Deflection - Part 2
F Apr 27 Lecture 40: Statically indeterminate - superposition methods  
15 M Apr 30 Lecture 41: Buckling

Quiz 7 Retry: Deflection problems

(Sun-Tue)

   
W May 2 Lecture 42: Review & Closure    
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AL1: May10 1:30-4:30pm (1MSEB-100)

Final Exam