Prerequisite: Engineering Statics. Axial force, bending moment diagrams, axial stress and deformation; stress-strain diagrams; torsion; flexural stress; flexural shearing stress; compound stresses; indeterminate beams; columns. Fully online. 3 credit hours.
Dr. Wieslaw Binienda is Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Akron. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aerospace Engineering and is also a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has been at the University of Akron since 1980. Click here to learn more about Dr. Binienda.
Mechanics of Solids covers a wide range of topics designed to prepare you for upper-level courses and the unique problems that engineers are required to solve. Here is a complete list of topics covered in the course:
This fully online course follows the standard university calendar. The next course will start on August 29th, 2016 for the Fall '16 semester. It will last 15-weeks and finish in December.
Since this is an online course, it is necessary that you have access to a reliable computer with a high-speed Internet connection. If you are able to stream high-quality YouTube videos or Netflix in HD, you won't have any trouble with the materials in this course. You'll also need a microphone for the WebEx sessions, a printer and, a way to scan or photograph materials to upload to Springboard (the University's course management system). You'll find a full list of necessary technology below:
Ready to get started with Mechanics of Solids in the Zip to Engineeringprogram? Just follow the steps below to apply online as a guest student and get enrolled.
* Students attending a different institution may need to request transient student status in order to ensure the credits transfer back to their home institution.
Do you still have a question about the course or the program? Want to see if taking Mechanics of Solids online is a good fit for you? Use the link below to email our Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs.