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Continuum Mechanics

Professor Daya Reddy
1st semester 2017
21 credits / 36 lectures

This course aims to develop the mathematical theory, and related tools, of the mechanics of deformable media, that is, solids and fluids.

  • Introduction to tensor algebra and analysis.
  • Kinematics of continuous media.
  • Balance of mass, linear and angular momentum, and energy.
  • Stress.
  • Constitutive theory.
  • Linear elasticity.
  • Ideal and Newtonian fluids.


MAM3040W or equivalent.