ENGR 213 Course Outcomes

ENGR 213:

Course objectives and outcomes:

  • Introduction to Mechanics of Materials
    • Draw a complete and correct free body diagram
    • Calculate the internal forces and moments due to normal forces and applied moments
  • Relation Between Stress and Strain
    • Define normal and shear stress
    • Define normal and shear strain
    • Calculate normal and shear stress and strain
    • Calculate average normal and shear stress given normal and shear strain
    • Calculate normal and shear strain given average normal and shear stress
    • Label and define the important locations on a stress strain diagram
  • Maximum Forces and Moments
    • Calculate the maximum axial load in a axially loaded member
    • Construct an axial load diagram
    • Calculate the maximum torsion in a torsionally loaded member
    • Construct a torsion diagram
    • Calculate the maximum shear force and bending moment
    • Construct shear force and bending moment diagrams
  • Stresses and Deflections Caused by Forces (Shear and Normal) and Moments (Bending and Torsion)
    • Define normal and shear stress
    • Calculate the normal stress and normal strain due to:
      • Normal force (e.g. axial load)
      • Bending moment
      • Pressure in a vessel
    • Calculate the shear stress and shear strain due to:
      • Shear force
      • Torsion
    • Calculate deflection due to:
      • Axial load
      • Shear force (normally negligible)
      • Bending moment
      • Torsional moment
  • Maximum Stresses
    • Calculate the value of the maximum normal and shear stresses given a stress element using both Mohr's circle and the stress transformation equations
    • Calculate the orientation of a stress element where the maximum normal and shear stresses exist
    • Calculate the normal and shear stresses for an element oriented at an arbitrary angle using both Mohr's Circle and the stress transformation equations
  • Superposition -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.5
    • Calculate the state of stress in a stress element die to multiple forces and moments
  • Solving Statically Indeterminate Members
    • Calculate the reactions at the supports and deflections in statically indeterminate axially and torsionally loaded members
    • Calculate the deflections and stresses in an axially loaded member subjected to temperature change
  • Design of Structural Members
    • Define factor of safety
    • Calculate factor of safety given allowable stress and failure stress
    • Select a failure stress given a stress strain diagram
    • Calculate maximum loads given allowable stress and factor of safety
    • Determine the required size of a member given loading and allowable stress constraints
    • Select a beam given a loading condition and allowable bending stress