CE 515 Advanced Strength of Materials 
Fundamentals of stress, strain and deformation, linear elastic theory, elastic bodies: isotropic, anistropic and orthotropic constitutive equations; St. Venant's classical theory of torsion: noncircular bars, thinwalled open sections, thinwalled singlecell tubes, multicell thinwalled tubes; unsymmetric bending and transverse shear, shear flow and shear center in thinwalled sections, nonlinear beam, shear deformation of beams, curved beams; stress concentration, beams on elastic foundations, introduction to plasticity theory, and introduction to fracture mechanics. 3 credit hours. 

• Prerequisite  

Undergraduate course on Mechanics of Solids 

• Course Objectives  
By the end of the course, the students will be able to:


• Course Requirements  
Homework: Will be assigned weekly and due EXACTLY in one week from day of assignment. Late submission will not be accepted without a valid reason. Exams: one test and one final 

• Textbook  
A.P. Boresi, R.J. Schmidt, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 6th Edition, $237.95. ISBN: 0471438812. (You may rent or purchase used book on the internet.) 

• Reference Books  


• Computer and Internet Requirements  
NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum computer specifications. For details, click here. 

• Instructor  
Dr. Tasnim Hassan, Professor 

