NIT Surathakal Syllabus
Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
Mechanics of Materials
AM200 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS (3-1-0) 4 PREREQ: AM100
Simple flexure theory, Bending stress and shearing stress distribution across sections. Deflection of
beams, Macaulay’s method for deflection of statically determinate beams. Compound stresses –
analytical method, graphical method – Mohr’s circle of stresses., Torsion, Transmission of power through
hollow and solid shafts. Beams of uniform strength, Springs, Combined bending and torsion, Strain
energy, Theories of failure, Columns & struts, Thick and thin pressure vessels.
Singer, F.L. Strength of Materials, 3rd Edition, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1980.
Hearn, E.J., Mechanics of Materials, Pergaman Press, England, 1972.
Beer and Johnston E. R. Mechanics of Materials, 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, New-Delhi, 2007