Mechanics of Materials - EGR 246 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2023-01-01

Course Description

Introduces concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combined loading. Studies stress transformation, principal stresses, and buckling.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

Prepare students for further studies in branches of engineering requiring mechanics.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: EGR 240 or departmental approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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