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Tentative Lecture / Recitation

DAY # TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
1 Lecture: Introduction, Forces, Free Body Diagrams, Stresses [NMP] (1-45) Problem Set 1 Out
2 Recitation: Introduction to MATLAB®  [TA]
3 Lecture: 3D Stress [NMP] (28-31, 567-598)
4 Lecture: Concept of Strain [NMP] (47-80, 599-612) Problem Set 2 Out
Problem Set 1 Due
5 Recitation: Mechanical Properties of Solids [TA]
6 Lecture: 1-D Problems, Transformation Equations for Strain [NMP] (47-80, 111-166, 599-612)
7 Lecture: Multidimensional stress-strain relations [NMP] (167-179, 195-211) Problem Set 3 Out
Problem Set 2 Due
8 Recitation: Review of 3D Stress/Strain, Exercises [TA]
9 Lecture: Strain Energy, Plane Stress [NMP] (179-185, 213-237) Problem Set 4 Out
Problem Set 3 Due
10 Recitation: Quiz Review [TA]
11 Lecture: Plane Stresses, Introduction to Beams [NMP]
12 Lecture: Plain Strain [NMP] (239-260) Problem Set 5 Out
Problem Set 4 Due
13 Recitation: Exercises, Quiz 1 Review [TA]
14 Lecture: Mechanics of Beams [NMP] (283-359)
15 Quiz 1 (2 hours)
16 Lecture: Deflections of Beams [NMP] (435-490) Problem Set 6 Out
Problem Set 5 Due
17 Recitation: Exercises [TA]
18 Lecture: Deflections of Beams Continued (435-490), Advanced Mechanics of Symmetric Beams [NMP] (360-370) Problem Set 7 Out
Problem Set 6 Due
19 Recitation: Exercises [TA]
20 Lecture: Advanced Mechanics of Symmetric Beams [NMP] (371-412, Notes)
21 Lecture: Advanced Mechanics of Complex Beams [NMP] (371-412, Notes) Problem Set 8 Out
Problem Set 7 Due
22 Recitation: Exercises [TA]
23 Lecture: Advanced Mechanics of Complex Beams [NMP] (371-412, Notes)
24 Lecture: Advanced Mechanics of Complex Beams [NMP] (371-412, Notes) Problem Set 9 Out
Problem Set 8 Due
25 Recitation: Exercise [TA]
26 Lecture: Torsion (513-566), Analytical Solutions from Theory of Elasticity, Stress Concentration, St. Venant's Principle [NMP] (Notes)
27 Lecture: Torsion (513-566), Analytical Solutions from Theory of Elasticity, Stress Concentration, St. Venant's Principle [NMP] (Notes) Problem Set 10 Out
Problem Set 9 Due
28 Recitation: Exercises, Quiz 2 Review [TA]
29 Lecture: Failure Criteria (261-282, Notes) Problem Set 11 Out
Problem Set 10 Due
30 Quiz 2 (2 hours)
31 Lecture: Elastic Stability of Columns (613-656, Notes)
32 Lecture: Elastic Stability of Columns (613-656, Notes) Problem Set 12 Out
Problem Set 11 Due
33 Recitation : Exercises [TA]
34 Lecture: Energy Methods (179-195, 464-473, 657-696, Notes)
35 Lecture: Energy Methods (179-195, 464-473, 657-696, Notes) Problem Set 13 Out
Problem Set 12 Due
36 Lecture: Energy Methods (179-195, 464-473, 657-696, Notes)
37 Lecture: Energy Methods (179-195, 464-473, 657-696, Notes) Problem Set 13 Due
38 Recitation: Final Exam Review [TA]
39 Lecture: Energy Methods (179-195, 464-473, 657-696, Notes)
40 Lecture: Rayleigh Ritz/Galerkin Methods (Notes), Computational Structural Mechanics (697-722, Notes)

LEGEND: NMP=Nicholas M Patrikalakis JC=Jerome Connor TA=Teaching Assistant
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Final Exam

Duration: 3 hours