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Topics in Continuum Mechanics

Lecturer: 
Giovanni Noselli
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Academic Year: 
2017-2018
Period: 
November-March
Duration: 
60 h
Description: 
  • Reminders on Linear Algebra and Tensor Calculus
  • Kinematics of deformable bodies
  • Eulerian and Lagrangian descriptions of motion
  • Balance laws of continuum mechanics: conservation of mass, balance of linear and angular momentum, energy balance and dissipation inequality
  •  Constitutive equations
  •  Fluid dynamics: the Navier Stokes equations
  •  Solid mechanics: nonlinear and linearized elasticity
  •  Selected topics from the mechanics of biological systems
 
Books:
  • M. Gurtin, Introduction to Continuum Mechanics, Academic Press, 1981
  • M. Gurtin, L. Anand, and E. Fried, The Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Continua, Cambridge UP, 2010
Location: 
A-133
Next Lectures: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00

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