## Study notes with most views in mehanics and mechanical engineering

# Bending of Thin Plates - Mechanics of Soft Materials - Lecture Notes

The main points are:Bending of Thin Plates, Equation for Bending, Neutral Surface, Co-Ordinate System, Un-Deformed Plate, Displacement Vector, Normal Vector, Stretching and Compression, Stress Tensor, Free Energy Per Unit Volume

# Contact Mechanics Theory - Mechanics of Soft Materials - Lecture Notes

The main points are:Contact Mechanics Theory, Adhesive Forces, Contact Deformation, Smooth Elastic Spheres, Elastic Modulii, Hertzian Mechanics, Expressions for Contact Radius, Contact Pressure, Hertzian Theory, Pressure Distribution

# Compression of Elastic Film - Mechanics of Soft Materials - Lecture Notes

The main points are:Compression of Elastic Film, Two Rigid Parallel Plates, Stress Equilibrium Relations, Plane Strain Approximation, Poisson Ratio, Dimensionless Quantities, Spatial Length Scale, Integration of Equation, Boundary Conditions