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Can you tell me about exact importance of strength of material subject in mechanical and civil engineering branch?
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Strength of materials is a rudimentary subject which encompasses everything from behaviour in axial forces to bending to shear to buckling under huge loads, it prepares you to estimate material behavior when it is subjected to a force or combination of different forces.

Without it's knowledge you cannot understand and appreciate the beauty behind other subjects (how cracking moment in reinforced bar is generated, what happens to a steel frame after it is loaded beyond it's capacity, how load varies in soil or asphalt which makes up the road).

It is essential that you make yourself acquainted with basic subjects without which you cannot progress any further, it's as if you are asking why we need to study functions to understand calculus, hope you got my point.
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