**GATE 2015 Syllabus for Engineering Mechanics**

- Free body diagrams and equilibrium
- Trusses and frames
- Virtual work;
- Kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion, including impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations,impact.

**Reference Material for Engineering Mechanics**

*Books:*

1. A Textbook of Engineering Mechanics by R.K. Bansal ( I have used this book for GATE 2006)

2. Engineering Mechanics by S.timoshenko D.H Young (Very fundamental book)

3. Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of Structures by M. Kothandaraman

*Web:*

NPTEL Video Lecture on Engineering Mechanics by Prof. U.S. Dixit and Dr. G. Saravana kumar (IIT-Guwahati)

**GATE 2015 Syllabus for Strength of Materials**

- Stress and strain,
- Stress-strain relationship and elastic constants
- Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain
- Thin cylinders
- Shear force and bending moment diagrams
- Bending and shear stresses
- Deflection of beams
- Torsion of circular shafts
- Euler’s theory of columns
- Strain energy methods
- Thermal stresses

**Reference Material for Strength of Materials**

*Books:*

1. A Textbook of Strength of Materials by R.K. Bansal ( I have used this book for GATE 2006)

2. Strength of Materials by S.timoshenko D.H Young (Very fundamental book)

3. Strength of Materials by S S Rattan

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