Continuum mechanics 387

Module code WTW 387
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Kinematics of a continuum: Configurations, spatial and material description of motion. Conservation laws. Analysis of stress, strain and rate of deformation. Linear constitutive equations. Applications: Vibration of beams, equilibrium problems in elasticity and special cases of fluid motion.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites WTW 248 and WTW 286/264
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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