
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  180102003102  STRENGTH OF MATERIALS  I  Compulsory  1  1  5 
 Level of Course Unit  First Cycle  Objectives of the Course  To provide a clear and thorough presentation of both the theory and application of the important fundamental concepts of strength of materials.  Name of Lecturer(s)  Prof. Ömer Rıza AKGÜN  Learning Outcomes  1  Understand the laws of strength of materials.  2  Understand the laws of strength of materials.  3  Calculate maximum and minimum normal and shear stresses and the orientations at which they occur for an arbitrary twodimensional stress / strain state.  4  Calculate maximum and minimum normal and shear stresses and the orientations at which they occur for an arbitrary twodimensional stress / strain state.  5  Calculate stress, strain, and deformation for basic geometries subjected to axial, torsional, bending, and transverse loading.  6  Calculate stress, strain, and deformation for basic geometries subjected to axial, torsional, bending, and transverse loading.  7  Identify a statically indeterminate problem and solve such a problem for axial loading.  8  Identify a statically indeterminate problem and solve such a problem for axial loading.  9  Draw axial, torsional, bending, and shear loading diagrams.  10  Draw axial, torsional, bending, and shear loading diagrams. 
 Mode of Delivery  Daytime Class  Prerequisites and corequisities  None  Recommended Optional Programme Components  None  Course Contents  Introduction, Definition and classification, Basic principles, The state of stress and stress tensor, Strain, Hooke`s Law, Strain energy, Failure theories, Normal force, Shear force, Torsion, Moments of inertia, Bending  Weekly Detailed Course Contents  
1  Basic principles    2  Internal force, Stress, Biaxial stress case    3  Threedimensional stress case    4  Strain    5 
StressStrain relations    6  Strain energy    7  Mechanical properties of bodies    8  Midterm exam    9  Failure theories    10  Internal forces    11  Internal forces    12  Axial force    13  Shearing force    14  Torsion   
 Recommended or Required Reading  1 Bakioğlu, M. 2009; Cisimlerin Mukavemeti Cilt 1, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım AŞ., İstanbul
2 Bakioğlu, M. 2009; Cisimlerin Mukavemeti Problem Kitabı Cilt 1, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım AŞ., İstanbul
3 Omurtag, M.H. 2007; Mukavemet Cilt 1, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
4 Omurtag, M.H. 2007; Mukavemet Çözümlü Problemler Cilt 1, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
5 Kayan, İ. 1992; Cisimlerin Mukavemeti, İTÜ Matbaası, İstanbul
6 Shames, I.H., Pitaressi, J.M. 2000; Introduction to Solid Mechanics, Prentice Hall, NJ  Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods   Assessment Methods and Criteria  
Midterm Examination  1  100  SUM  100  
Final Examination  1  100  SUM  100  Term (or Year) Learning Activities  40  End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities  60  SUM  100 
 Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 
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Midterm Examination  1  1  1  Final Examination  1  2  2  Self Study  14  8  112  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  1  10  10  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  20  20  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  3  3  4  2  2  4  3  4  3  3  3  LO2  4  3  3  2  3  4  4  5  4  3  4  LO3  3  3  4  3  2  4  3  3  4  4  4  LO4  3  4  3  4  3  4  4  3  3  4  3  LO5  4  4  5  3  4  5  2  3  3  3  4  LO6             LO7             LO8             LO9             LO10            
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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