Strength of Materials I

Civil Engineering
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL


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Acquire the basic skills on Strength of Materials that will allow the understanding and calculation of stresses and strains caused by axial loads.

Basics of strength of materials.Stresses and strains. Structural safety concepts.Elementary elasticity of beams and columns.Design of elements with axial load.Elastoplastic analysis.Prestress concepts.Temperature effects.Composite sections and materials.Stability of columns. Euler critical loads.Safety provisions on compressed members.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test and practical project.

- NASH, W. (2001). - NASH, William; Ed. McGraw - Resistência de Materiais - Hill de Portugal, Lda., 2001. Portugal: Hill de Portugal, Lda
- Silva, V. (1995). Mecânica e Resistência dos Materiais. -: Zuari
- Reis, A. e Farinha, J. (1996). Tabelas Técnicas. -: ETL, Lda.
- JUVANDES, Luís F. P. - Resistência de Materiais 1.(2001, 1 de janeiro). FEUP,

Method of interaction
Theoretical classes exploring concepts and practical classes involving
skill application and exercise solving.

Software used in class