# Berkeley MECENG C85 - ME C85 Syllabus (2 pages)

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## ME C85 Syllabus

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University of California, Berkeley
Course:
Meceng C85 - Introduction to Solid Mechanics

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University Of California Berkeley Department of Mechanical Engineering ME C85 Introduction to Solid Mechanics 3 units Required Course Syllabus CATALOG DESCRIPTION A review of equilibrium for particles and rigid bodies Application to truss structures The concepts of deformation strain and stress Equilibrium equations for a continuum Elements of the theory of linear elasticity The states of plane stress and plane strain Solution of elementary elasticity problems beam bending torsion of circular bars Euler buckling in elastic beams COURSE PREREQUISITES Physics 7A Math 53 and Math 54 may be taken concurrently and Engineering 7 TEXTBOOK S AND OR OTHER REQUIRED MATERIAL Required text Hibbeler Russell C Statics and Mechanics of Materials 2nd Prentice Hall 2004 Print COURSE OBJECTIVES The objective of the course is to introduce the basic concepts of the kinematics and kinetics of rigid and linearly elastic bodies in a methodologically unified manner DESIRED COURSE OUTCOMES Upon completing the course students should be able to draw free body diagrams apply the equations of equilibrium to two and three dimensional solids understand the concepts of strain and stress solve simple boundary value problems in linear elastostatics tension torsion beam bending TOPICS COVERED Week 1 Week 2 Weeks 3 4 Week 5 Week 6 Weeks 7 8 Week 9 Week 10 Weeks 11 12 Page 1 Review of vector algebra forces Equilibrium of particles Equilibrium of rigid bodies free body diagrams Trusses Deformation strain principal strains Stress equilibrium equations for a continuum principal stresses Linearly elastic stress strain relations isotropy homogeneity Plane stress and plane strain Beam bending Friday May 14 2010 Weeks 12 13 Torsion of circular bars Weeks 14 15 Elastic deflection of beams Euler buckling COURSE FORMAT Three hours of lecture and one hour of discussion per week CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE TO MEETING THE PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT Students learn the importance of solid mechanics in engineering practice

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