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## 15AS317E THEORY OF ELASTICITY

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Co-requisite: Nil
Prerequisite: 15AS303J
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Codes/Standards
Course Category P Professional Elective STRUCTURE
Course designed by Department of Aerospace Engineering
Approval Academic Council Meeting, 23rd July 2016

PURPOSE To familiarize the students in the area of fatigue and fracture mechanics

## INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES STUDENT

OUTCOMES
At the end of the course, learner will be able to a b e
1. Understand the various assumptions in solving elasticity problems, a b e
Equations of equilibrium
2. Familiarize with stress-strain relations, strain-displacement relations, a b e
compatibility equations
3. Understand the solutions by polynomials, stresses , displacements for a b e
4. Familiarize with problems in polar coordinates for axisymmetric a b e
problems
5. Expose to various theories of torsion and applications of shafts of various a b e
cross-sections

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Session Description of Topic D-I-
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UNIT I: ASSUMPTIONS IN ELASTICITY 9
Introduction
1. 1 C 1 1-2
Definitions for stress and strain
2. 1 C 1 1-2
Sign conventions, notations for stress
3. 1 C 1 1-2
Sign conventions, notation for strain
4. 1 C,D 1 1
Component of strain
5. 1 C 1 1-2
Component of stress
6. 1 C,D 1 1
Hooke’s law, problems
7. 1 C,D 1 1-2
Equations of equilibrium-2D
8. 1 C 1 1-2
Equations of equilibrium-3D
9. 1 C,D 1 1-2

## UNIT II: EQUATIONS OF ELASTICITY 9

Introduction
10. 1 C 2 1-2
Strain-Displacement Relations
11. 1 C 2 1-2
Stress-Strain Relations
12. 1 C,D 2 1-2
Lame’s constant-cubical dilatation
13. 1 C 2 1-2
Compressibility of material, Bulk modulus
14. 1 C,D 2 1
Compatibility equations for stresses
15. 1 C 2 2
Compatibility equations for strain
16. 1 C 2 2
Principal stresses and strain, Mohr’s circle
17. 1 C,D 2 2
Saint Venant’s principle, Theories of failure
18. 1 C,D 2 1-2
UNIT III: PLANE STRESS AND PLANE STRAIN
9
PROBLEMS
Airy’s stress function
19. 1 C 3 1-2
Inharmonic Equations
20. 1 C 3 1

## Polynomial solutions of second degree

21. 1 C 3 1
Polynomial solutions of third degree
22. 1 C,D 3 1

23. 1 C 3 1

## Simple two dimensional problems in Cartesian coordinates like

24. bending of cantilever beams determination of stresses 1 C 3 1

## Simple two dimensional problems in Cartesian coordinates like

25. bending of cantilever beams determination of slope and 1 C 3 1
deflections
Simple two dimensional problems in Cartesian coordinates like
26. bending of simply supported beams determination of stresses 1 C 3 1

## Simple two dimensional problems in Cartesian coordinates like

27. bending of simply supported beams determination of slope and 1 C 3 1
deflection

## UNIT IV: POLAR CORDINATES 9

Equations of equilibrium in polar coordinates
28. 1 C 4 1
Strain-displacement relations, Stress-strain relations
29. 1 C 4 1

## Stress distribution symmetrical about an axis

30. 1 C,D 4 1
Stress distribution in pure bending of curved bars
31. 1 C 4 1
Displacement for symmetrical stress distribution
32. 1 C,D 4 1
Stress distribution in a rotating disc
33. 1 C 4 1
Bending of curved bar by a force at the end
34. 1 C,D 4 1
Kirch, Michell’s and Boussinesque problems
35. 1 C,D 4 1
Kirch, Michell’s and Boussinesque problems
36. 1 C 4 1

UNIT V: TORSION 9
Introduction
37. 1 C 5 1
Navier’s theory of torsion
38. 1 C 5 1-2
St.Venant’s theory of torsion
39. 1 C 5 1-2
Prandtl’s theory of torsion
40. 1 C 5 1-2
Semi-inverse method
41. 1 C 5 1-2
Application of shafts to circular cross sections
42. 1 C 5 1
Application of shafts to elliptical cross sections
43. 1 C 5 1
Application of shafts to equilateral triangular cross sections
44. 1 C 5 1
Application of shafts to rectangular cross sections
45. 1 C 5 1

## Total contact hours* 45

*Excluding Assessment hours

LEARNING RESOURCES
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TEXT BOOKS
No.
1. Timoshenko,S and Goodier, T.N., Theory of Elasticity, McGraw-Hill Ltd., Tokyo,1990
2. Enrico Voltorra and J.H.Caines, Advanced Strength of Materials, Prentice Hall, New Jersey,1991.