Mechanics of Materials IV: Deflections, Buckling, Combined Loading and Failure Theories

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Course Description

This course explores the analysis and design of engineering structures considering factors of deflection, buckling, combined loading, and failure theories.

How You Will Benefit

Apply techniques you learn on how to calculate the deflections, or deformations, of engineering structures subjected to loads to solve statically indeterminate beam problems.

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  • Calculate the deflections, or deformations, of engineering structures subjected to loads.
  • Analyze and design for column buckling.
  • Analyze and design engineering structures subjected to combined loading.




  • A basic engineering mechanics of materials textbook to use as a reference and for completing additional practice problems


Technology Requirements

Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.

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Course Info

Course ID: DL 0017M
Course Format: Online