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Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of material; 5 to 7 hours per week work for students...
Available languages

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of material; 5 to 7 hours per week work for students...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 3 readings
Video1 video
Reading3 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams

In this section, we will review sketching shear force and bending moment diagrams....
Reading
6 videos (Total 40 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Module 2 -Real-World Beam Bending Examples6m
Module 3 – Introduction – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams8m
Module 4 – Shear Force Diagrams8m
Module 5 – Bending Moment Diagrams6m
Module 6 – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagram Examples6m
Reading9 readings
Download PDF format Module 110m
Download PDF format Module 210m
Download PDF format Module 310m
Download PDF format Module 410m
Download PDF format Module 510m
Download PDF format Module 610m
Worksheet Solution : Module 6 – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Solution to Quiz 110m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 16m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Elastic Beam Bending

In this section, we will learn how to analyze and design for elastic beam bending....
Reading
9 videos (Total 57 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Module 8 – Locate Neutral Axis/Surface6m
Module 9 – Moment-Curvature relationship5m
Module 10 – Elastic flexural formula3m
Module 11 – Area moment of inertia4m
Module 12 – Section modulus4m
Module 13 – Solve an elastic beam bending problem9m
Module 14 - Solve an elastic beam bending problem (cont.)9m
Module 15 – Solve an elastic beam bending problem (cont.)6m
Reading10 readings
Download PDF format Module 710m
Download PDF format Module 810m
Download PDF format Module 910m
Download PDF format Module 1010m
Download PDF format Module 1110m
Download PDF format Module 1210m
Download PDF format Module 1310m
Download PDF format Module 1410m
Download PDF format Module 1510m
Solution to Quiz 210m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 26m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Inelastic beam bending

In this section, we will learn about the analysis and design of inelastic beam bending....
Reading
7 videos (Total 29 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Module 17 – Define inelastic beam bending for unsymmetrical cross sections2m
Module 18 – Solve an inelastic beam bending problem for symmetric cross sections4m
Module 19 – Solve an inelastic beam bending problem for symmetric cross sections (cont.)6m
Module 20 – Solve an inelastic beam bending problem for symmetric cross sections (cont.)2m
Module 21 – Solve an inelastic beam bending problem for unsymmetrical cross sections5m
Module 22 – Solve an inelastic beam bending problem for unsymmetrical cross sections (cont.)3m
Reading8 readings
Download PDF format Module 1610m
Download PDF format Module 1710m
Download PDF format Module 1810m
Download PDF format Module 1910m
Download PDF format Module 2010m
Download PDF format Module 2110m
Download PDF format Module 2210m
Solution to Quiz 310m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 36m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Shear Stresses in Beams subjected to Non-Uniform Loading

In this section, we will learn how to analyze and design for shear stresses in beams subjected to non-uniform loading....
Reading
4 videos (Total 20 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Module 24 – First moment of outward area5m
Module 25 – Solve a shear stress problem in a beam subjected to non-uniform loading4m
Module 26 - Solve a shear stress problem in a beam subjected to non-uniform loading (cont.)2m
Reading5 readings
Download PDF format Module 2310m
Download PDF format Module 2410m
Download PDF format Module 2510m
Download PDF format Module 2610m
Solution to Quiz 410m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 46m
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Top Reviews

By GJMay 4th 2016

This is a good course. I like all the part Mechanics of Materials. I suggest you to please go through the Specialization of this course.

By MAApr 1st 2017

Today I have another interesting course on mechanics of materials, thank you very much for providing such a great course.

Instructor

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Dr. Wayne Whiteman, PE

Senior Academic Professional
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

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