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MET 2251 Strength of Materials

Stress and deformations, torsions, shear and moments in beams, stresses in beams, beam deflections, combined stresses. This course is algebra based. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MET 2201 or MEE 2101

Course Outcomes
  • Evaluate mechanical properties of a material with the tensile test.
  • Find maximum deflections in beams.
  • Analyze members in tension, compression, shear, bending and torsion.
  • Solve for maximum bending moments and stresses in beams.
  • Perform combined stress analysis using Mohr's Circle.
  • Find principal stresses for any state of stress.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term