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I have included four types of downloads that are intended to help self learners study or instructors teach Intermediate Mechanics of Materials. This online material has been created for educational use by faculty and students. Sale of this copyrighted material for profit, in part or whole, is prohibited.
Chapter 9: Finite Element Method
The chapter on the finite element method is to accompany the second edition of my Intermediate Mechanics of Materials book. It has cross references to other chapters in the book.
The sample syllabus available as a PDF and shows the syllabus in readable format. The syllabus in text for is uploading it into a spreadsheet or a word processor. The column entries seen in the pdf file are separated by tabs in the text file.
Syllabus as PDF file Syllabus as TXT file
The slides contains images, which can be downloaded and cropped for purpose of creating your own slides.
Chapter 1: Stress and Strain
Chapter 2: Material Description
Chapter 3: Basic Structural Members
Chapter 4: Composite Structural Members
Chapter 5: Inelastic Structural Behavior
Chapter 6: Thin-Walled Structural Members
Chapter 7: Energy Methods
Chapter 8: Elasticity and the Mechanics of Materials
The posted exams are ones I have used in class. If images appear distorted, download the file rather than view it in the browser. I give a formula sheet with each exam that is posted below.
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