Tuesday & Thursday
Room: HAMP 2123
Topics in Classical and
Computational Solid Mechanics
This is a graduate course in solid mechanics for those students who are interested in learning more about fundamentals concepts of material deformation and failure, modeling and current numerical techniques to solve solid mechanics problems. The course is intended for students who want to improve their skills to solve problems combining computational tools and experiments. This also include those who either need to develop and implement their own material constitutive models for deformation and failure in computational tools or simply are interested in using commercially available codes more effectively.
Course Main Topics:
Projects from previous years
Books: No book is required. I will personally follow ideas from the following books and resources:
- A. F. Bower, Applied Mechanics of Solids, CRC Press, 2009 http://solidmechanics.org (free online)
- O.C. Zienkiewicz, R.L. Taylor, The Finite Element Method (Volumes 1 and 2), Sixth Edition, Elsevier, 2005.
- M. Meyers, K. Chawla, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Cambridge, 2009.
- T. Belytschko, W.K. Liu, B. Moran, Nonlinear Finite Elements for Continua and Structures, Willey, 2001.