The course explains the principles governing the balance of deformable bodies. Treatment will be limited to the case of elastic bodies in small deformations. The aim is to supply tools for solving beam systems that are not fixed statically and to determine their corresponding state of tension.
Statics, laboratory for construction II
Course contents summary
Introduction. Notion of Stress. Stress and deformation. Constituent Equations. Simple bending. Analysis and design of sagging beams. Shearing stresses, Torsion. Transformations of stresses and deformations. Deformation of beams. Resolution of hyperstatic systems.
Belluzzi, O., Scienza delle Costruzioni, Vol. 1, Zanichelli, Bologna (1946). Beer, F. P., E. R. Johnston & J. T. DeWolf, Meccanica dei Solidi - Elementi di Scienza delle Costruzioni, McGraw-Hill, Milano (2002).
Theoretical lectures and exercises