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Unformatted text preview: 1.050 Engineering Mechanics I Lecture 25: Beam elasticity problem solving technique and examples Handout 1 1.050 Content overview I. Dimensional analysis 1. On monsters, mice and mushrooms 2. Similarity relations: Important engineering tools II. Stresses and strength 3. Stresses and equilibrium 4. Strength models (how to design structures, foundations.. against mechanical failure) III. Deformation and strain 5. How strain gages work? 6. How to measure deformation in a 3D structure/material? IV. Elasticity 7. Elasticity model link stresses and deformation 8. Variational methods in elasticity V. How things fail and how to avoid it 9. Elastic instabilities 10. Plasticity (permanent deformation) 11. Fracture mechanics Lectures 1-3 Sept. Lectures 4-15 Sept./Oct. Lectures 16-19 Oct. Lectures 20-31 Oct./Nov. Lectures 32-37 Dec. 2 1 1.050 Content overview I. Dimensional analysis II. Stresses and strength III. Deformation and strain IV. Elasticity Lecture 20: Introduction to elasticity (thermodynamics)...
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