ENGS 130: Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Offered

14F: 10
Schulson

Textbooks:  
Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Nam P. Shuh and N.P.L Turner, 1975, ISBN:  0070617651

Optional: Mechanical Metallurgy, Dieter; McGraw Hill, 3rd Edition, ISBN 0070168938.

15F: 10
Schulson

Prerequisites

ENGS 24 and ENGS 33, or equivalent

A study of the mechanical properties of engineering materials and the influence of these properties on the design process. Topics include: tensorial description of stress and strain; elasticity; plastic yielding under multiaxial loading; flow rules for large plastic strains; microscopic basis for plasticity; viscoelastic deformation of polymers; creep; fatigue; and fracture.