Ae/AM/CE/ME 102 abc

Mechanics of Structures and Solids

9 units (3-0-6)    |  first, second, third terms
Prerequisites: ME 12 abc.

Introduction to continuum mechanics: kinematics, balance laws, constitutive laws with an emphasis on solids. Static and dynamic stress analysis. Two- and three-dimensional theory of stressed elastic solids. Wave propagation. Analysis of rods, plates and shells with applications in a variety of fields. Variational theorems and approximate solutions. Elastic stability.

Instructors: Lapusta, Rosakis, Pellegrino