Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

EGT-124 Strength of Materials (4)

Emphasizes design and analysis of bars, beams, shafts, connectors, columns and other structural members under various loadings. Requires students to determine stress, strain, deflection and required size. Covers thin walled pressure vessels, Poisson effect, thermal stresses, combined loads, eccentric loads and statically indeterminate loads. Demonstrates PC-based software as analysis and visualization tool. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: EGT-125; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B