Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity



S. Timoshenko and J.N. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York, 1970.

A.P. Boresi and K.P. Chong, Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics, Second Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 2000.

P.L. Gould, Introduction to Linear Elasticity, Second Edition, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994.

W. Johnson and P.B. Mellor, Engineering Plasticity, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Ltd., 1973.

J. Lubliner, Plasticity Theory, Macmillan, New York, 1990.

G. E. Mase, Theory and Problems of Continuum Mechanics, Schaum’s Outline Series, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970.

H. Reismann and P.S. Pawlik, Elasticity – Theory and Applications, Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, Inc., Malabar, Florida, 1991.


Grading Policy

20% Homework.

30%  Mid-Term Exam.

50% Final Exam.



Homework assignments help students absorb methodology and concepts taught in the course and prepare them for the project and exams.

 Consequently, timely preparation of homework is important.

Unless announced otherwise, each day late on homework is penalized by 10% of the grade of the homework.

Homework is not accepted more than a week late