Strength of Materials

Course Code: M 106 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Environmental Engineering • Field of study: Environmental Engineering
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Adina Ana Muresan
Seminar tutor: Adina Ana Muresan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

To create sketches of structural elements and actions.
To know the fundamental elements of the deformable body (stresses, strains, displacements, constitutive laws, material constants, characteristic curves).
To know the fundamental hypotheses of Strength of Materials and the general methods of problem solving.

Course Entry Requirements:

Not the case.

Course contents:

1. Introduction. The mechanics of the deformable body. The basics of Strength of Materials. 2. Loads, stresses and strains. 3. The centric tension and compression. Definition and examples. 4. Elements under shear force. The shear of bodies with small cross section. 5. Elements under bending. 6. Torsion of the straight bars. 7. Buckling of the straight bars. 8. Compound actions. 9. The geometrical characteristics of plane surfaces.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, discussions, case studies, practical applications.

Learning outcomes:

To identify and understand simple and compound actions. Understanding buckling. To calculate the geometrical characteristics of plane surfaces.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written examination: 40% of the final grade; Practical assignments during the semester: 60% of the final grade.

Recommended reading:

Mircea Radeș, Rezistența Materialelor I, Editura Printech, 2010,
Mircea Rades, Rezistența Materialelor II, Editura Printech, 2010,
Pavel Tripa, Rezistența Materialelor. Noțiuni fundamentale și aplicații 1, Editura MIRTON, Timisoara, 2006,