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Vm 511: Foundation of Solid Mechanics


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Course description: Basic concepts of linear elasticity. Strain measures in finite deformation elasticity. Stress measures in finite deformation elasticity. Equilibrium equations in finite deformation elasticity. Constitutive laws in finite deformation elasticity. Beams and plates undergoing large deflections and rotations.
Degree program
: Mechanical Engineering
Credit hours: 3 credits
Required/Elective course: Elective
Pre-requisites: Vm 211 Introduction to Solid Mechanics and Vm 311 Strength of Materials
Terms offered: Fall
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