University of Calgary

ENGG 317 - Mechanics of Solids - Summer 2016

Axial-force, shear-force and bending moment diagrams; stress and strain; stress-strain relations; elastic and plastic behaviour; elastic constants; simple statically indeterminate (one-degree) problems; review of moment of inertia, product of inertia and principal axes of inertia; elastic torsion of circular shafts; elastic and plastic bending about principal axes of beams with symmetrical cross-section; composite beams; shear stresses due to bending; Mohr's circle for stress; thin-walled pressure vessels; deflection of beams by integration; Euler buckling.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3/2T-3/2)


  • Engineering 202 and Mathematics 275 or Applied Mathematics 217.


  • LEC 1MWF 10:00 - 11:50
    LAB 1W 13:00 - 15:45
    LAB 2R 13:00 - 15:45
    LAB 3F 13:00 - 15:45
    LAB 4T 13:00 - 15:45
    TUT 1TR 08:00 - 09:15
This course will be offered next in Winter 2017.
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