Syllabus of Solid Mechanics (XE-D)
Equivalent force systems; equilibrium equations; free-body diagrams; analysis of determinate trusses and frames; particle kinematics and dynamics; friction; dynamics of rigid bodies under planar motion; law of conservation of momentum; law of conservation of energy
Stresses and strains; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; principal stresses and strains; generalized Hooke’s Law; thermal stresses; elastic constants; theories of failure.
Axial, shear and bending moment diagrams; shear, axial, and bending stresses; combined stresses; deflection (for symmetric bending); thin walled pressure vessels; torsion in circular shafts; energy methods (Castigliano’s Theorems); Euler buckling.
Free vibration of single degree of freedom system