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2015-2016 Catalog

ME 485 Continuum Mechanics

An introduction to continuum mechanics and the mechanics of deformable solids. Topics include vectors and tensors, Lagrangian and Eulerian strain tensors, first and second Piola-Kirchhoff stress tensors, equations of conservation of mass and momentum, constitutive laws for solids, and infinitesimal elasticity.


ES 230


J. Smith