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Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 weeks of material; 5 to 7 hours per week work for students...
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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 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

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

Deflections and Statically Indeterminate Beam Structures

In this section, we will learn how calculate the deflections, or deformations, of engineering structures subjected to loads. We will then use those techniques is solving statically indeterminate beam problems...
Reading
13 videos (Total 64 min), 15 readings, 1 quiz
Video13 videos
Module 2: Differential Equation for the elastic curve of a beam4m
Module 3: Deflection of a simply supported beam with a concentrated load at the center6m
Module 4: Double Integration Method to determine beam deflections5m
Module 5: Double Integration Method – Simply supported beam with a moment applied to an end5m
Module 6: Define Singularity Functions2m
Module 7: Employing Singularity Functions for Beam Deflection Problems9m
Module 8: Solve for the deflection of a real-world engineering problem using Singularity Functions7m
Module 9: Determine beam deflections by superposition4m
Module 10: Solve for beam deflection by superposition techniques2m
Module 11: Solve for beam deflection by superposition techniques (cont.)2m
Module 12: Solve a statically indeterminate beam structure problem using superposition techniques5m
Module 13: Solve a statically indeterminate beam structure problem using singularity functions5m
Reading15 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
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
Quiz 1 Solution10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Deflections and Statically Indeterminate Beam Structures6m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Column Buckling, Combined Loading, & Failure Theories

In this section, we will learn how to analyze and design for column buckling. We will also learn how to analyze and design engineering structures subjected to combined loading. Finally, we will conclude with failure theories in mechanics of materials....
Reading
10 videos (Total 84 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Module 15: Critical buckling load for a column with pinned-pinned end conditions11m
Module 16: Critical buckling load for columns with various end conditions3m
Module 17: Solve a column buckling problem9m
Module 18: Slenderness ratio for column buckling3m
Module 19: Modes of Failure between yielding and buckling3m
Module 20: Solve a column problem checking both yielding and buckling7m
Module 21: Solve a combined static loading problem28m
Module 22: Apply failure theories to a mechanics of materials problem7m
Module 23: Course Conclusion2m
Reading11 readings
Download Pdf format Module 1410m
Download Pdf format Module 1510m
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
Download Pdf format Module 2310m
Quiz 2 Solution10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz on Column Buckling, Combined Loading, & Failure Theories6m
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Top Reviews

By USMar 29th 2018

An excellent series of course to build very strong foundations in mechanics of materials. Hats off to Dr. Whiteman;an amazing teacher.

By IZMay 21st 2016

just viewed and downloaded and gone through all lectures......one word.....great awesome teaching thanks will remember you in prayers

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Dr. Wayne Whiteman, PE

Senior Academic Professional
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

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