AU-303 Strength & Mechanics of materials SYLLABUS RGTU/RGPV (AU) Automobile Engineering 3rd SEMESTER

 Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, Bhopal (MP)
Course: AU-303 Strength & Mechanics of materials Syllabus
B.E. (AU) Automobile Engineering 3rd Third III SEMESTER
Revised syllabus and Scheme of Examination effective from July 2007

AU-303 Strength & Mechanics of materials course content:

Mechanical properties of materials: Ductility, malleability, hardness, toughness, fatigue, creep; behavior of materials under tension, compression, bending, shear; ductile and brittle materials, failure of MS and CI in tension and torsion 
Stress and strain: stresses in members of a structure, axial loading, normal stress, shear stress, bearing stress, analysis of simple structures, stepped rods, members in series and parallel: stress strain diagram, Hooke’s law, modulus of elasticity, elastic and plastic behavior of materials, deformation under axial loading, statically indeterminate problems, stress due to temperature, Poisson’s ratio, Bulk modulus, shear strain, relation among elastic constants, residual stress, fiber reinforced composite materials, strain energy under axial loads and stresses due to impact of falling weights
Transformation of stress and strain, principal stresses, normal and shear stress, Mohr’s circle and its application to two and three dimensional analysis, ductile and brittle failures, transmission shaft under combined bending and torsion; stresses in thin walled pressure vessel

Bending: pure bending, symmetric member, deformation and stress, bending of composite sections, eccentric axial loading, shear force and BM diagram, relationship among load, shear and BM, shear stresses in beams, strain energy in bending, deflection of beams, equation of elastic curve, Macaulay’s method and Area moment method for deflection of beams.

Torsion in shafts: stresses in a shaft, deformation in circular shaft, angle of twist, stepped-hollow, thin walled-hollow transmission shafts Leaf springs; helical springs, open and closed coil, stress in spring wire, deflection of helical spring, springs in series and parallel.

Theories of failures: maximum normal stress & shear stress theory; maximum normal and shear  strain energy theory; maximum distortion energy theory; application of theories to different materials and loading conditions Columns: stability of structures, Euler’s formula for columns with different end conditions, Rankin’s formula.

1. Beer FP, Johnson ER, Dewolf JT : Mechanics of Materials; TMH
2. Rattan; Strength of materials; TMH
3. Nash William; Schaum’s Outline Series; Strength of Materials; TMH.
4. Negi ; strength of materials; TMH
5. Singh Arbind K; Mechanics of Solids; PHI
6. Sadhu Singh; Strength of Materials; Khanna Pub.
7. Kamal K and Ghai RC; Advanced Mechanics of Materials; Khanna Pub.

List of experiments (Pl. expand it):
1. Standard tensile test on MS and CI test specimen
2. Direct/ cross Shear test on MS and CI specimen
3. Transverse bending test on wooden beams to obtain modulus of rupture
4. Fatigue test
5. Brinell Hardness tests
6. Vicker hardness test
7. Izod/ Charpy impact test

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