COURSEUNITTITLE: 
Mechanics of Rigid Body and Strength of material 
COURSE UNIT CODE:


TYPE OF COURSE:

Compulsory 
LEVEL OF COURSE:

First Cycle, General Education 
SEMESTER OF STUDY:

Year 2, 4th Semester 
ECTS:


MODE OF DELIVERY:

Classroom lectures using powerpoint overheads and blackboardsolved exercises. A book is distributed containing a part of the course. Personal course notes and weekly assignments are proposed.

CONTACT TEACHING:

Two hours theoretical lectures, two hours practicals.





CΟURSECONTENTS: 
Components of a Force. Equilibrium of particles. Force and Moment. Position Vectors. Vectors in three dimensions. Moments as Vectors. Types of Supports and Connections. Freebody diagrams. Procedure for analysis of Reactions. Moments of a force about a point. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Trusses. . Trussesmethod of joints. Amethod of sections. Types of loads on a beam Axial, Shear and Moment diagrams for a beam (N, Q, M). Center of Gravity, Centroid. Moment of inertia of an Area. Parallel Axis theorem for moment of inertia of an area. Moment of inertia of composite areas. Principal moment of inertia of an area. Stress and strain. Constitutive relationship between stress and strain. Young’s Modulus and Poison’s Ratio. Normal and Shear stress, Hooke’s Law. Pure Bending. Strength of a section. Central and Eccentrical loading. Normal and Shear stresses in beams. Shear stress at a symmetrical section. Hyperstatic beams. Elastic line. Superposition principle.



LECTURER NAME: 
Maria S. Konsta, Professor Duth, George E. Papakaliatakis, Professor Duth



ASSISTAΝΤ NAME : 
Maristella Voutetaki, Civil Engineer, MSc, PhD

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LEARNING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES:

Α) Knowledgebased
Β) Skills/Competences acquired

ASSESSMENT METHODS: 
Course evaluation is based on: a) weekly exercises, solved by the students, submitted through mail to the lecturer and discussed in the class, and b) the final written exam.

TEACHING LANGUAGE: 
Greek 