### All posts in: Strength of Materials

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4 years ago

## Hooke’s Law and Modulus of Elasticity

Hooke’s Law According to Hooke’s law for a small deformation, the stress in a body is proportional to the corresponding strain.” i.e., stress ∝ ..

4 years ago

## Engineering Mechanics

Engineering mechanics is the study of forces that act on bodies and the resultant motion that those bodies experience. Engineering mechanics subject involves ..

5 years ago

## Types of Mechanical Forces

A force exerted on a body can cause a change in either the shape or the motion of the body. The unit of force in SI system is the newton (N) and CGS system is dyne. ..

5 years ago

Different types of loads  in engineering mechanics are compression, tension, torsion and bending. Compression: Compression loading is an effect in which the component ..

5 years ago

## Couple (Mechanics)

The moment produced by two equal, opposite and noncollinear forces is called couple. Couples have certain unique properties and important applications in mechanics. ..

• 5 years ago

## Lagrange-d’Alembert Principle

Lagrange-d’Alembert principle is generally known as D’Alembert’s principle, stated by French physicist and mathematician polymath Jean le Rond ..

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## Mechanical Properties of Materials

Mechanical properties helps us to measure how materials behave under a load. Mechanical properties of materials are mentioned below. Elastic Material: A material ..

• 5 years ago

## Slenderness Ratio

Slenderness ratio is the ratio of the effective length of a column (Le) and the least radius of gyration (r) about the axis under consideration. It is given by ..

5 years ago

## Lami’s Theorem

In statics, Lami’s theorem is an equation that relates the magnitudes of three coplanar, concurrent and non-collinear forces, that keeps a body in static equilibrium. ..

7 years ago

## Mechanical Properties of Metals

Often materials are subject to an external force when they are used. Mechanical Engineers calculate those forces and material scientists how materials deform or break ..