Created byRamesh K.
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Basic course on Strength of Materials. Course on Theory of Elasticity desirable
Industry Support :HAL, Honeywell, GE, GM, NAL, DMRL, DRDO, BEML, Mahindra&Mahindra, Tata Motors, L&T, VSSC, Defense and Atomic energy Laboratories
Week 1: EFM Course outline and Spectacular Failures
Week 2: Introduction to LEFM and EPFM, Fatigue Crack Growth Model
Week 3: Crack Growth and Fracture Mechanisms, Griffith TMs Theory of Fracture
Week 4: Energy Release Rate
Week 5: Review of Theory of Elasticity
Week 6: Westergaard Solution for Stress and Displacements for Mode I, Relationship between K and G
Week 7: Introduction to multi parameter stress field for Mode I, Mode II and Mixed Modes
Week 8: SIF for Various Geometries
Week 9: Modeling Plastic Deformation, Irwin TMs model, Dugdale Model
Week 10:Fracture Toughness Testing, Paris Law and Sigmoidal curve
Week 11:Crack Closure, Crack Growth Models, J-Integral
Week 12: Failure Assessment Diagram, Mixed Mode Fracture, Crack Arrest and Repair Methodologies
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Prof. K. Ramesh is currently a Senior Professor at the Department of Applied Mechanics,IIT Madras; as its Chairman during (2005-2009) and formerly a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Regional Engineering College, Trichy (now NIT, Trichy), Postgraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the Doctoral Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.