ME-218 Solid Mechanics-I



Theory = 3
Practical = 0


S. No. CLOs PLO Taxonomy
1 Discuss the concepts of stress, strain, and their relationships PLO-1

Level 2*

2 Analyze structural members under their corresponding axial, torsional and bending loads PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 4*
3 Solve problems related to shear force, bending moment, and deflection in various structures PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 3*


  • Statically Determinate Frames and Beams: Types of solid body components, statical determinacy, Shear force and bending moment diagrams; Relationships between loading; Shear force and bending moment.
  • Statically Determinate Stress Systems: Stress; Direct, shear, hydro-static. Complementary shear stresses; Bar and strut / column, stresses in thin ring and rotating cylinder, stresses in thin shells due to pressure or self-weight.
  • Stress-Strain Relation: Deformation; Strain; Elastic stress-strain behavior of Materials; Lateral strain and Poisson's ratio; Thermal stress and strain; General stress-strain relationships.
  • Statically Indeterminate Stress Systems: Interaction of different materials, Interaction of different stiffness components, Restraint of thermal strain; Volume Changes; Constrained materials.
  • Bending Stresses: Simple bending theory; bending relationships; General case of bending; composite Beams; Eccentric end load.
  • Bending Slope and Deflection: Deflection curve of the neutral axis; Double Integration and Super-position methods.
  • Theory of Torsion: Torsion of thin-walled cylinders; Torsion of solid circular shafts; Hollow shafts, Non-uniform and composite shafts, tapered shafts; Torsion of a thin tube of non-circular section; Torsion of thin rectangular Strip.
  • Theory of Columns: Euler's theory of buckling; Eccentric loading of long columns. Behavior of ideal and real struts. Struts with initial curvature Crinkling; Members subjected to axial and transverse loading.


(01) Mechanics of Materials by R.C. Hibbeler

(02) Mechanics of Engineering Materials by Warncok. F.V, P P Benham and R.J. Crawford

(03) Mechanics of Materials by Ferdinand P. Beer & E. Russell Johnston, Jr & John T. Dewolf & David F. Mazurek

(04) Strength of Materials and Structures by Case, J.,L. Chilver and C.T.F. Ross

*For details of Taxonomy Levels CLICK HERE!