A chapter you cannot afford to miss when preparing for GATE Mechanical Engineering.

Normal Stress and Strains Stress-Strain Diagram Elasticity and Plasticity Hooke's Law Poisson's Ratio Principle of Superposition Bars of Tapering Section Questions-Bars of Tapering Section Extension due to self weight Column of Uniform Strength Statically Indeterminate Systems Question 1- Statically Indetermnate Systems Question 2 - Statically Indeterminate Systems Thermal Stresses-Introduction Thermal Stresses in Compound Sections Question 1 on Thermal Stresses Two and Three Dimensional Stress System Volumetric Strain Question 1 on Volumetric Strain Question 2 on Volumetric Strain Elastic Constants Factor of Safety Stress Concentration Factors Displacement Diagram Question on Displacement Diagram

Course

This section covers the following topics:

1) Introduction to Basic Concepts

2) Elasticity and Plasticity of materials

3) Stress Strain diagram and its significance

4) Hooke's Law

5) Poisson's ratio

6) Elastic Constants

**Key Skills required** :

- Basic knowledge of Force, Inertia