Marcial Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN 47907 Email: marcialgonzalez@purdue.edu ME612  Continuum Mechanics
Spring 2014. Spring 2015.
(01) Overview. (0203) Introduction to vectors and tensors. (04) Curvilinear coordinate systems. (0506) Kinematics of deformations. (0709) Conservation and balance laws. (1011) Thermodynamics. (12) Discontinuity surfaces. (13) Constitutive relations: ColemanNoll procedure. (14) Constitutive relations: examples. (1516) Constitutive relations: frameindifference. (17) Constitutive relations: material symmetry. (18) Constitutive Relations: linearization. (19) Midterm Prep. (20) Guidelines for special project. (2122) Energy principles and stability. (23) Constitutive relations: plasticity. (#1#4) Project progress report. (#5) Final project report and presentations.
ME323  Mechanics of Materials
Fall 2014. Fall 2015. Spring 2016. Fall 2016. Fall 2017.
() Introduction. () Review of static equilibrium. () Normal stress and strain. () Shear stress and strain. () Mechanical properties  design of deformable bodies. () General definitions of stress and strain  Hooke's law. () Axial deformation. () Statically indeterminate structures. () Thermal effects on axial deformation. () Analysis of statically indeterminate planar trusses. () Torsion of circular bars  stresses in torsion members. () Torsion of statically indeterminate members. () Shear force and bending moments. () Stresses in beams. () Flexural stresses in beams. () Shear stress in beams. () Deflection of beams  integration method. () Deflection of beams  superposition method. () Deflection of beams  discontinuity functions. () Transformation of stresses. () Principal stresses  plane stress. () Maximum shear stress. () Mohr's circle and absolute maximum shear stress. () Thinwalled pressure vessels. () Stresses due to combined loads. () Failure theories. () Energy methods. () Introduction to finite element methods. () Buckling of columns.
(x) Finding Mechanics of Materials in your daily life: an optional fun activity! ME323  Mechanics of Materials Laboratory
Spring 2018.
(1) Tensile and Poissonâ€™s ratio tests.
(2) Photoelasticity test. (3) Torsion test. (4) Threepoint bending test. (5) Combined loading test. (6) Column buckling test. ME263  Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Spring 2017.
Mechanical Vibrations
