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Topics in Continuum Mechanics

Lecturer: 
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Academic Year: 
2019-2020
Period: 
October-February
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: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

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