### All posts in: Strength of Materials

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Apr 8, 2017

Coefficient of Friction The coefficient of friction (μ), is a measure of the amount of friction existing between two surfaces. A low value of the coefficient ..

Jan 21, 2017

## 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 ∝ ..

Aug 28, 2016

## 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 ..

Jun 13, 2016

## 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. ..

Jun 7, 2016

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

Jun 7, 2016

## 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. ..

• Mar 14, 2016

## 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 ..

• Dec 16, 2015

## 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 ..

• Nov 22, 2015

## 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 ..

Oct 29, 2015

## 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. ..

Mar 2, 2014

## 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 ..