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M E 806: Mechanical Instability

  • Catalog Description:
    Combined axial and lateral loading of beams; buckling of columns, frames, rings and tubes; flexural-torsional instabibity of beams; snap buckling of arches; buckling of thin circular and rectangular plates; cylindrical shell instability; numerical methods.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: ME 444 or EMA 506 or cons inst