Problem Solving Software for Mechanics of Materials:
Axial Loading, Torsion Loading, Beam Bending, Hooke's Law, Mohr's Circle, Stress and Strain Transformation, Principal Stresses and Strains,
Strain Gage, Rosette, Buckling, Thin Walled Pressure Vessel, and Combined Loading

Contents
 Stress Transformation:
Twodimensional problems on calculation of
stresses on inclined surfaces .
 Mohr's Circle:
Structured setup for drawing Mohr's Circle.
Calculation of principal and maximum stresses.
 Axial Loading:
Solid, hollow, and composite bars in tension or compression.
Stress and deformation calculation for determinate and indeterminate problems.
 Torsional Loading:
Solid, hollow, and composite bars under torsional loading.
Stress and twist calculation for determinate and indeterminate problems.
 Shear, BendingMoment, and Bending of Beams:
Drawing tools for posing a beam
problem with simple and clamped supports, force, couple, and distributed force loadings.
The application guides the students through the various steps of drawing the shear and
bending moment diagrams and the calculation of deflection. Introduction to singularity functions.
 Buckling:
An application for solving buckling problems.
 Concept Map for Stress and Strain Transformation:
Rosettes, stress, strain, Hooke's Law,
stress/strain transformations, principal and maximum stress/strain all connected in a
Concept Map for easy understanding and problem solving in plane stress and plane strain situations.
 Concept Map for Cylidrical Pressure Vessel:
Rosettes, stress, strain, Hooke's Law,
stress/strain transformations for cylindrical pressure vessels all connected in a Concept Map
for easy understanding and problem solving.
 Combined Loading:
Numerous diagrams, feedback, help windows, and
structured environment will help you master the combined loading problems.
 Section Properties:
A powerful and easytouse application for calculating
I, J, Q, I(min) and all geometric quatities you need for Isections, Tsections, Csections, and Lsections.
