This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.
Stress and strain in three dimensions. Tensor notation, Fundamentals of linear elasticity theory. Stress function solutions in twodimensional stress and strain problems. Contact stresses. Introduction to plasticity theory; yield criteria, flow rules, hardening, residual stresses. Advanced beam theory. Torsion. Axially symmetric deformation of pressure vessels, plates and axisymmetric shells. Plate theory. Stress concentrations. Crack propagation. Elastic instability of columns and plates.
Learning outcome
After completing this course the students will: Be able to carry out stress and strain analyses of different load bearing elements and/or constructions
 Understand the response of individual elements to the applied loads in both elastic and plastic regime and after unloading
 Be able to dimension various elements of constructions subjected to a wide range of loading conditions
 Be able to apply the knowledge on calculation of real constructions
Contents
Stress and strain in three dimensions. Tensor notation, Fundamentals of linear elasticity theory. Generalized Hooke's law. Stress function solutions in twodimensional stress and strain problems. Energy methods (Principle of stationary potential energy, Castigliano's theorem). Contact stresses. Introduction to plasticity theory; yield criteria, flow rules, hardening, residual stresses. Advanced beam theory. Torsion. Axially symmetric deformation of pressure vessels, plates and axisymmetric shells. Plate theory. Stress concentrations. Elastic stability of columns and plates. Crack propagation and Stress Intensity Factor.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Exam

Weight 
Duration 
Marks 
Aid 
Written exam  1/1  4 hours  A  F  Basic calculator.

Coursework requirements
Mandatory exercises, 2/3 must be approved before taking the exam, 3 mandatory laboratory exercises
1. 9 mandatory exercises, 2/3 must be approved before taking the exam
2. 3 mandatory laboratory exercises
Mandatory work demands (such as hand in assignments, lab assignments, projects, etc) must be approved by subject teacher within the given deadlines.
Course teacher(s)
 Course coordinator
 Dimitrios Pavlou
, Ljiljana Djapic Oosterkamp
 Placement coordinator
 Yaaseen Ahmad Amith
 Head of Department
 Tor Henning Hemmingsen
Method of work
6 hours lectures each week. Compulsory assignments. Compulsory laboratory exercises.
Overlapping courses
Course 
Reduction (SP) 
Mechanics of Solids, advanced course (MOM130_1) 
10 
Open to
Master studies at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Course assessment
By form and/or by discussions in class in accordance with university regulations.
Literature
Boresi, A.P.: Advanced Mechanics of Materials, sixth edition, John Wiley & sons.
Fenner, R.T.: Engineering elasticity, application of numerical and analytical techniques, Ellis Horwood, 1986.
Lecure notes.
This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.
Sist oppdatert: 18.09.2019