ME 311 COURSE PROFILE
DEGREE PROGRAM:
Mechanical Engineering
COURSE NUMBER: ME 311  COURSE TITLE: Strength of Materials 
REQUIRED COURSE OR ELECTIVE COURSE: Elective  TERMS OFFERED: Fall, Winter 
TEXTBOOK / REQUIRED MATERIAL: J. R. Barber, Intermediate Mechanics of Materials, McGrawHill  PRE / COREQUISITES: MECHENG 211, Math 216. I, II, IIIa (3 credits) 
COGNIZANT FACULTY: A. Wineman 
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BULLETIN DESCRIPTION:
Energy methods; buckling of columns, including approximate methods; bending of beams of asymmetrical crosssection; shear center and torsion of thinwalled sections; membrane stresses in axisymmetric shells; elasticplastic bending and torsion; axisymmetric bending of circular plates.


COURSE STRUCTURE/SCHEDULE: Lecture: 3 days per week at 1 hour 
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ASSESSMENT TOOLS: for each assessment tool, links to the course outcomes are identified 
