Concept of stress and Strain, normal stresses and strains. Shearing stresses and bearing stresses. Stresses due to torsion. Normal forces, shearing forces and bending moments in beams. Stresses due to bending, Stress and strain transformations. Thin and thick walled cylinders. Stress concentration. Deflection and buckling of beams and columns. Introduction to finite element methods of stress analysis: computer implementation and use of commercial codes. Structural analysis of rods, beams, columns, and plates.