Sunday, August 2, 2015

GATE 2016 Solid Mechanics (XE-D) Syllabus

GATE 2016 General Aptitude Syllabus - Common for ALL Papers

Equivalent force systems; free-body diagrams; equilibrium equations; analysis of determinate trusses and frames; friction; particle kinematics and dynamics; dynamics of rigid bodies under planar motion; law of conservation of energy; law of conservation of momentum.

Stresses and strains; principal stresses and strains; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; generalized Hooke’s Law; elastic constants; thermal stresses; theories of failure.

Axial, shear and bending moment diagrams; axial, shear and bending stresses; combined stresses; deflection (for symmetric bending); torsion in circular shafts; thin walled pressure vessels; energy methods (Castigliano’s Theorems); Euler buckling.

Also Check: GATE 2016 Pattern of Question Paper and Marking Scheme

Free vibration of single degree of freedom systems.