MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Engineering: 5312
Mechanics of Solids II
Lab Test Wood Beam
OBJECTIVES:
1. To measure the deflections of an overhang wooden beam and observe inelastic
behavior, if any.
2. To f
ENG 5312 Mechanics of Solids II
Assignment 1
Note: You must also use the proper units at all times. All the details must be included through neat
sketches showing free body diagrams, details of dimensions, spacing, etc.
Q1. As a review your knowledge from
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Engineering: 5312
Mechanics of Solids II
Lab Test #3 Buckling of Columns
OBJECTIVES:
1. To observe the buckling behaviour of columns and estimate their buckling loads
2. To mea
ENG5312MechanicsofSolidsII
Assignment5
Note:Youmustusetheproperunitsatalltimes.Allthedetailsmustbeincludedthroughneatsketches
showingfreebodydiagrams,detailsofdimensions,spacing,etc.
Q1. Both ends of the following beam are fixed while point B is an inter
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Engineering: 5312
Mechanics of Solids II
Lab Test #4 Simple Truss
OBJECTIVES:
1. To observe the behaviour of a simple truss subject to a symmetrical load.
2. To measure the def
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Engineering: 5312
Mechanics of Solids II
Lab Test Principal Stresses
OBJECTIVES:
1. To measure the surface strains and deflections in a simply-supported beam with
electrical re
Plane Strain
Each strain is acting independent of one another
Due to normal strain x
Due to normal strain y
y
dv3
dv2
dy
dv1
x
x
dx
du1
x =
du3
du2
du
dx
y =
du = x dx
dv
dy
dv = y dy
Due to shear strain xy
y
xy
Negligible
2
xy
x
2
1
General Equations
Deflection of Beams and Shafts
(Chapter 12)
[Sections to be covered: 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.5, 12.7, 12.9, 12.4 and 12.8]
Elastic curve: The deflection diagram (that assists in visualizing the deformed shape) of
the longitudinal axis (that passes through th
Energy Methods
(Chapter 14)
1. Internal Strain Energy Stored and External Work done
2. Conservation of Energy
3. Impact Loading
4. Principle of Virtual Work
5. Castiglianos Theorem
External Work done
Due to an Axial Load on a Bar
Consider a bar, of length
ENGI 5312: Mechanics of Solids II
Term: Winter 2005
Class: Civil and ONAE
Lecture Room: EN 2007 (C, N)
Instructor: A. S. J. Swamidas
Telephone: 737-7983
Email: [email protected]
Rationale:
The course seeks to give an insight into the bending and axial