Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180102003102STRENGTH OF MATERIALS - ICompulsory115
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
1Understand the laws of strength of materials.
2Understand the laws of strength of materials.
3Calculate maximum and minimum normal and shear stresses and the orientations at which they occur for an arbitrary two-dimensional stress / strain state.
4Calculate maximum and minimum normal and shear stresses and the orientations at which they occur for an arbitrary two-dimensional stress / strain state.
5Calculate stress, strain, and deformation for basic geometries subjected to axial, torsional, bending, and transverse loading.
6Calculate stress, strain, and deformation for basic geometries subjected to axial, torsional, bending, and transverse loading.
7Identify a statically indeterminate problem and solve such a problem for axial loading.
8Identify a statically indeterminate problem and solve such a problem for axial loading.
9Draw axial, torsional, bending, and shear loading diagrams.
10Draw axial, torsional, bending, and shear loading diagrams.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic principles
2Internal force, Stress, Bi-axial stress case
3Three-dimensional stress case
4Strain
5 Stress-Strain relations
6Strain energy
7Mechanical properties of bodies
8Mid-term exam
9Failure theories
10Internal forces
11Internal forces
12Axial force
13Shearing force
14Torsion
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)145
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