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
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites WTW 248 and WTW 286 or WTW 264
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Mathematics and Applied Maths
Period of presentation Semester 2

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