Course title
Strength of Materials

kariya yoshiharu
Course description
Analysis techniques (mathematical theory) to safety design of the structure will be learned. Especially, mathematical theory of elasticity and plasticity in three dimensions will be studied in this lecture.
Purpose of class
Understanding of stress analysis techniques (mathematical theory) to safety design of the structure in three dimensions.
・Learn how to express stress and strain in the three-dimensional state of the structure.
・Learn the calculation method of yielding and stress and strain in multiaxial stress state in three dimensional space.
・Understand the fundamentals of finite element method analysis and learn the ability to calculate stress calculation with simple structure by finite element method.
Goals and objectives
  1. Understanding of mathematical theory of elasticity and plasticity
  2. Understanding of the constitutive equations of plasticity and its application to reliability analysis.
  3. Understanding of basis of reliability analysis using the finite element method analysis and its application.
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Guidance and Stochastic basis of reliability engineering Review handouts 190minutes
2. Stress Components in 3 dimensions
(Tensor representation of stress)
Review handouts
(Stress Components in 3 dimensions)
3. Stress in a given plane
· Coordinate transformation of stress and strain
Review handouts
(Stress in a given plane)
4. Principal Stresses in Three Dimensions
・What is principal stresses.
・How to calculate the principal stresses.
Review handouts
(Principal Stress)
5. Principal Stresses in Two Dimensions
(Calculation of principal stress using Mole's circle)
Review handouts
(Principal Stress)
6. Deviator Stress and Stress Invariant
・Deviator Stress and plastic deformation
・Stress Invariant
Review handouts
(Stress Invariant)
7. Yield Criterion for Isotropic Material
・How to calculate Yielding in multi axial condition
・Yielding curves
Review handouts
(Yield Criterion )
8. Equivalent Stress
・Scalar representation of stress in multi axial condition
Review handouts
(Equivalent Stress)
9. Basics of Elastic Constitutive Equations
・Hook's law in three dimensions
Review handouts
(Elastic Constitutive Equations)
10. Simplification of Stress-Strain Curves
・Full plastic
・Bilinear hardening law
Review handouts
(Stress-Strain Curves)
11. Incremental Strain Theory and Prandtl-Reuss Reuss Constitutive Equation
・Incremental Strain Theory
・Reuss Constitutive Equation
・Equivalent plastic strain increment and Equivalent plastic strain
Review handouts
(Constitutive Equation for plasticity)
12. Expression of plastic behavior by equivalent stress and equivalent plastic strain
・How to determine the undetermined multiplier
・Constitutive equations of plane strain and plane stress state
Review handouts
(Equivalent plastic strain)
13. Basic of finite element analysis
・Stress analysis by matrix calculation
・Case study: Stress analysis of truss using rod elements
Review handouts
(Basic of finite element analysis)
14. Final exam and Commentary Review all handouts 180minutes
Total. - - 2650minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Practice problem Final exercise Total.
1. 10% 20% 30%
2. 15% 20% 35%
3. 15% 20% 35%
Total. 40% 60% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Practice problem 40 points and final exercise 60 points, Passes over 60 points
Textbooks and reference materials
The Mathematical Theory of Plasticity
Materials phisics1 and Materials phisics2
Understand the lecture contents of material physics 1 and 2.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Wednesday ,10:00ー12:00
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
Active-learning course
About half of the classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable Lecture of Strength of Materials is given Based on the practical experience of reliability calculation for design and manufacture of ships and bridges.
Last modified : Wed Jun 26 04:04:09 JST 2019