Mechanics of Materials

Course Name: 

Mechanics of Materials (AM200)


B.Tech (MME)




Engineering Science Core (ESC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


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.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Prof. Anandhan Srinivasan, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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