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1.050 Engineering Mechanics Lecture 7: Application: Hoover Dam and Soil Mechanics
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1.050 – Content overview I. Dimensional analysis 1. On monsters, mice and mushrooms 2. Similarity relations: Important engineering tools II. Stresses and strength 2. Stresses and equilibrium 3. Strength models (how to design structures, foundations. . against mechanical failure) III. Deformation and strain 4. How strain gages work? 5. How to measure deformation in a 3D structure/material? IV. Elasticity 5. Elasticity model – link stresses and deformation 6. Variational methods in elasticity V. How things fail – and how to avoid it 7. Elastic instabilities 8. Plasticity (permanent deformation) 9. Fracture mechanics Lectures 1-3
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Unformatted text preview: Sept. Lectures 4-15 Sept./Oct. Lectures 16-19 Oct. Lectures 20-31 Nov. Lectures 32-37 Dec. 1.050 Content overview I. Dimensional analysis II. Stresses and strength Lecture 4: Newtons laws, fall of the WTC towers Lecture 5: Stress vector and stress tensor Lecture 6: Hydrostatic problem Applications Lecture 7: Soil mechanics / geostatics problem Lecture 8: Beam stress model Lecture 9: Beam model II and summary Lecture 10: Strength models III. Deformation and strain IV. Elasticity V. How things fail and how to avoid it Content lecture 7 1. Application I: Hoover Dam (hydrostatic problem) finishing 2. Application II: Soil mechanics / foundation...
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