GTU Mechanics of Deformable Bodies Syllabus

GTU Mechanics of Deformable Bodies Syllabus

 GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E SEMESTER: 4
AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING
Subject Name: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
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Course content
1. Different forms of structures
Structures: Arches, cables, framed structure, continuum structures, plate and grid
structures, membrane and net structures, displacement of statically determinate
beams and trusses, double integration method, Macaulay’s method, Conjugate beam
method, Unit load method, Castigliano’s 1st theorem
2. Combined flexural and direct stress
Combined flexural and direct stress, core of a section, Application of combined stress:
wind pressure on wall and chimneys, water pressure on dams, earth pressure on
retaining walls
3. Torsion of cylindrical shaft
Torsional shearing stress and strain, Torsion formula, Power transmission, composite
shaft, strain energy in torsion, torsion combined with bending, torsion of tapered shaft
combined with bending, shear and thrust, torsion of flange coupling
4. Column and strut
Short and long columns, Euler’s theory, Rankine-Gorden formula, IS code formula,
effect of initial curvature, laterally loaded column
5. Beams curved in Plan Transversely loaded circular beams, quarter circular and semi circular beams
supported on equally spaced supports fixed at one support
6. Unsymmetrical bending Unsymmetrical bending, principal moment of inertia, bending stresses, shear centre
7. Curved Beams
Stresses in curved beams, Rings under load, stresses in rings, hooks and chain links
8. Structural Connections Basic joint geometries, types of connections: bolted and welded, connections amongst beams, columns and brackets

Reference Books:
1. Analysis of Structures Vol. I & II by V. N. Vazirani and M.M. Patwari, Khanna Publishers
2. Mechanics of Structures Vol. I & II by S.B. Junarkar and H. J. Shah,
3. Strength of Materials & Theory of Structures Vol. I & II by B.C. Punamiya
4. Mechanics of Materials by James P. Gere, Stephen P. Timoshenko, PWS Publishing
Co.
5. Mechanics of Solids by Abdul Mubeen, Pearson Education P. Ltd

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