Critical load :The critical load of a column is that value of axial force that is just sufficient to keep the bar in a slightly … [Read more...] about Definition of critical load of a Column | Slenderness ratio of a Column

# Mechanics of Solids 1

## Definition of Column | Difference between strut and column | Type of Failure in Columns

Definition of Column A long slender bar subjected to axial compression is called a … [Read more...] about Definition of Column | Difference between strut and column | Type of Failure in Columns

## Direct Stresses | Shearing Stresses | Tensile Stresses | Compressive Stresses

Direct Stresses : The Stresses which are acting normal to the plane of the body are called as normal … [Read more...] about Direct Stresses | Shearing Stresses | Tensile Stresses | Compressive Stresses

## Definition of Shear Force and Bending Moment

Shear Force: The Shear Force at the cross section of the beam may be defined as the unbalanced … [Read more...] about Definition of Shear Force and Bending Moment

## Classification of Materials | Isotropic Material | Homogeneous Material | Specific Strength and Its Units

Classification of Materials An isotropic material: Has a stress-strain relationship that is independent of the orientation of the coordinate … [Read more...] about Classification of Materials | Isotropic Material | Homogeneous Material | Specific Strength and Its Units