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TAM 551 - Solid Mechanics I

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Mechanics of elastic deformable bodies, based on the fundamental concepts of modern continuum mechanics: kinematics, balance laws, constitutive equations; classical small-deformation theory; formulation of initial boundary-value problems of linear elastodynamics and boundary-value problems of linear elastostatics; variational formulations, minimum principles; applications of theory to engineering problems. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: MATH 285 OR MATH 286 OR MATH 441.

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Subject Area

  • Mechanical Science and Engineering

Course Description

This course covers the mechanics of elastic deformable bodies, based on the fundamental concepts of modern continuum mechanics: kinematics, balance laws, constitutive equations; classical small-deformation theory; formulation of initial boundary-value problems of linear elastodynamics and boundary-value problems of linear elastostatics; variational formulations, minimum principles; and applications of theory to engineering problems.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree and a course in Differential Equations.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Solid Mechanics IE30969LCD41000 - 1150 T R  3100 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Petros Sofronis