National University of Sciences and Technology
 Home | Back CE-801 Advanced Structural Mechanics
 Campus MCE Programs PG Session Spring Semester 2017 Course Title Advanced Structural Mechanics Course Code CE-801 Credit Hours 3-0 Pre-Requisutes BE (Civil, Architecture, Construction Engineering & Management Course Objectives Aims to provide students with advanced knowledge and tools for analysis of structures and application strategies for. Detail Content Indicial Notation and Cartesian Tensors Matrix notation Cartesian coordinate system Indicial notation Change of coordinate System Cartesian tensors Motion of a Continuous Body (Kinematics) Lagrangian and Eulerian decommentions Introduction to the strain tensor The small-strain tensor Physical meaning of the strain tensor Change of coordinate system Principal strains and principal directions Stress Tensors Introduction to the stress tensors Change of coordinate system Principal stresses and principal directions Equations of motion – Principle of virtual work Introduction to the Stress – Strain Relationship Generalization of Hooke’s law to 3D Elastic symmetry & isotropic and anisotropic linear elasticity Incompressibility Plane strain and plane stress The compatibility equation and boundary conditions in 2D and 3D Solution of Problems in 2D Elasticity Governing equations Saint Venant’s principle (end effects) Elastic solutions by polynomial stress functions Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics Introduction to mechanisms of fracture and crack growth The elastic crack-tip stress field Energy release rate The J-integral One Dimensional Rate-Independent Plasticity and Viscoplasticity Frictional and rheological models Isotropic and kinematic strain hardening Integration algorithms Text/Ref Books a. Y. C. Fung and Pin Tong, (2001): (1) Classical and Computational Solid Mechanics, World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore (2) George E. Mase (1970) Schaum’s Outlines: Continuum Mechanics, Mc-Graw-Hill, New York. (3) Pisidhi Karsudhi (1990): Foundations of Solid Mechanics, Kluwer Academic Publishers (4) T. J. Lardner and R. R. Archer (1994) Mechanics of Solids: An Introduction, McGraw-Hill International Editions, Singapore Time Schedule Spring 2015 Faculty/Resource Person Maj Dr Muhammad Rizwan PhD in Structural Engineering