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Topics in Continuum Mechanics

Lecturer: 
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Academic Year: 
2020-2021
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: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

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