Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENS 380 Mechanics of Solids(RNL)(MES)

4 hours; 4 credits. Introduction to engineering applications of static behavior of rigid and deformable systems. Definition of state of stress and strain at a point. Dependence of strain upon stress and temperature. Basic analysis of axial loading, pressure vessels, torsional strain, and stresses. Flexural loading and deflections. Stress-transforming equations and Mohr's circle. Analysis of statically indeterminate members. Columns and buckling. Application to stress distribution and deformations. Prerequisites: CSC 126 or CSC 270 and ENS 250. Pre- or corequisite: MTH 330.