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TAM 598 CML - Mechanics of Solid Polymers

Last offered Fall 2024

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in theoretical and applied mechanics intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary to a maximum of 12 hours.

Section Description

This is a graduate level course intended for students with experience in continuum mechanics who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the mechanical behavior of solid macromolecular materials. Constitutive theories intended for modeling the mechanical response of elastomers, bioelastomers, filled rubbers, polymer composites, and biological tissues will be discussed. Experimental and computational methods for quantifying constitutive parameters will be stressed. Types of material responses covered include hyperelasticity, anisotropy, linear viscoelasticity, and nonlinear viscoelasticity. Prerequisite TAM 445 or TAM 551

Related Faculty

Mechanics of Solid PolymersCML61225LCD41300 - 1450 T R  2051 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Callan Luetkemeyer