GE 241: Strength of Materials

Electrical Circuits I
Engineering 101
CAD Techniques I
CADD for Engineers II
Materials of Engineering
Strength of Materials


steel space frame supporting a large glass panelled side of a building

Topics covered are stress and strain, axial loading, torsion, flexural stresses, transverse shear stresses, horizontal shear stresses and stress transformations. Mohr’s Circle, pressure vessels, shear and bending moment diagrams, stresses in bear, methods of superposition, elastic strain energy are also studied.

Transfer Units (UC:CSU): 3

Prerequisites:General Engineering 131 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent

Co-requisite: None

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