write a 5-10 pages essay related to Mechanics of Solids topics of your interest. For example, you can perform stress analysis of something that failed, or perform a literature review of specific Mechanics of Solids topics or phenomena. The essay should be written in the form of a research paper with sections including abstract, introduction, discussion, results and conclusions. You must conduct a literature search and cite scientific literature in your essay.
You can choose a specific phenomenon, like buckling or combined loading, applied to specific materials or structures, materials failure and stress analysis, etc.