University of Calgary

ENME 317 - Mechanics of Deformable Solids I - Fall 2023

Review of axial-force, shear-force, bending moment and torque diagrams. Review of vector and matrix algebra. Kinematics of deformation and strain. Concept of stress. Constitutive equations. The states of plane stress and plane strain. Solutions to elementary elasticity problems -- axial force, torsion, bending, shear force. Deflection of beams. Euler buckling. Yield criteria.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1.5T-3/2)


  • Engineering 202; and Mathematics 275 or Applied Mathematics 217.


  • Credit for Mechanical Engineering 317 and any of Engineering 317, Biomedical Engineering 383, Civil Engineering 317 or Physics Engineering 383 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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