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1.9 Strength Of Materials Concept Inventory Assessment Instrument (SMCI)

[A] Authors

Jim Richardson, Jim Morgan
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0205, USA

[B] Summary

The SMCI assesses mastery of fundamental concepts in a sophomore mechanics of solids or strength of materials course. Concepts examined include stress, strain and deformations due to axial, bending and torsional loads; failure of ductile and brittle materials, and axial buckling.

[C] Citation

J. Richardson, J. Morgan
Development of an Engineering Strength of Material Concept Inventory Assessment Instrument
Proceedings, 2001 Frontiersin Education Conference, Reno, Nevada, (2001)
Available online

[D] How to obtain

Although a direct link to a version of the SMCI is not available, information about its availability and development can be obtained by contacting the authors.

[E] Relevant literature

This link takes you to Google Scholar search for literature associated with this concept inventory.

Google Scholar citation for the SMCI