## Results for ME 338: Continuum Mechanics |
3 courses |

Introduction to vectors and tensors: kinematics, deformation, forces, and stress concept of continua; balance principles; aspects of objectivity; hyperelastic materials; thermodynamics of materials; variational principles.

Terms: Sum
| Units: 3

Instructors: ; Lew, A. (PI); Shu, Y. (TA)

Introduction to vectors and tensors: kinematics, deformation, forces, and stress concept of continua; balance principles; aspects of objectivity; hyperelastic materials; thermodynamics of materials; variational principles. Prerequisite: CEE 291 or equivalent.

Terms: Spr
| Units: 3

Instructors: ; Linder, C. (PI); Rastak, R. (TA)

Constitutive theory; equilibrium constitutive relations; material frame indifference and material symmetry; finite elasticity; formulation of the boundary value problem; linearization and well-posedness; symmetries and configurational forces; numerical considerations.

Last offered: Spring 2007
| Units: 3