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  • 8:30 PM, Saturday, 16 Oct 2021

Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. V
Subject Code AV314
Subject Title Theory of Elasticity


Introduction to tensors – introduction to theory of elasticity – strain and stress descriptions – stress-strain relations – thermal stresses – plane stress and plane strain – stress functions – torsion of solid sections – virtual work-energy methods – fracture mechanics – introduction of dynamics of structures.

Text Books

• Sadd, M. H., Elasticity: Theory, Applications, and Numerics , 3 rd ed., Academic Press (2014)


1. Megson, T. H. G., Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students , 4 th ed., Butterworth- Heinemann (2007).

2. Timoshenko, S. P. and Goodier, J. N., Theory of Elasticity , 3 rd ed., McGraw-Hill (1970).