Offered Every Fall
|Prerequisites:||Knowledge of strength of materials and differential equations is required to take the class. Knowledge of continuum mechanics is strongly recommended.|
|Catalog Description:||Governing equations of linear elasticity, plane elasticity, boundary value problems, Airy stress function and complex variable methods, simple three dimensional solutions. Crosslisted with AE 6769.|
|Textbooks:||Jacqueline R. Barber, Elasticity, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992.|
|Instructors:||Iwona Jasiuk (ME), Chris Lynch (ME), Richard Neu (ME), Jianmin Qu (ME), Min Zhou (ME), Sathyanaraya Hanagud (AE)|
|References:|| A.P. Boresi and K.P. Chong, Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics, Elsevier, 1987.
A.E. Green and W. Zerna, Theoretical Elasticity, 1968.
R.W. Little, Elasticity,1973.
A.E.H. Love, A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity, 1944.
N. Muskhelishvili, Some Basic Problems of the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity, 1953.
I.S. Sokolnikoff, Mathematical Theory of Elasticity.
|Audience:||First year graduate students in ME, AE, CE, and MSE.|
|Goals:||This class will introduce governing equations of linear elasticity and will focus on solutions of boundary value problems in both two and three dimensions using several different methods.|