This course presents basic solid mechanics for structural engineers, including stress, strain, and constitutive laws; linear elasticity and visco-elasticity; introduction to nonlinear mechanics; static, dynamic, and thermal stresses; specialization of theory to one- and two-dimensional cases; plane stress and plane strain, rods, and beams; work and energy principles; and variational formulations.

Course note(s): 

This course is a requirement for the general Civil Engineering program and the Structural Engineering focus area.

Course instructor(s): 
Harris