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Topics in Continuum Mechanics

Lecturer: 
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Academic Year: 
2021-2022
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 19, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

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