Introduction to the Mechanics of Materials
Instructor: Papanicolaou Catherine
Course code: 5203
Semester: 2ο
e-class: http://eclass.upatras.gr/courses/CIV1514/
Course content:

  1. Normal and shear stresses and strains.
  2. Analysis of stress and strain.
  3. Stress-strain relationships.
  4. Stress and strain transformations.
  5. Axially loaded members (bars).
  6. Biaxial state of stress (spherical and cylindrical shells).
  7. Introduction to torsion. Introduction to energy methods. Introduction to experimental techniques.
  8. Laboratory testing: (a) steel in tension, (b) concrete in uniaxial and triaxial compression, (c) bolts in shear.


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