Solid mechanics 321

Module code MKM 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to continuum mechanics. Kinematics of deformation and the strain tensor. Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions. The stress tensor and equilibrium equations. Hooke’s law for isotropic media. Strong form of Boundary Value Problem (BVP) of solid mechanics. Weak form of BVP of solid mechanics. Derivation of finite element equations using weighted residuals. Development of 2D elements.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites MOW 227
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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