Instructor's Name: Seiichi Nomura
Office Number: Room 304D, Woolf Hall
Office Telephone Number: 817.272.2012
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Course Number, Section Number and Course Title: ME5312-001/002, Continuum Mechanics
Time and Place of Class Meetings: 10:30AM-12:20PM MW, Room 129, ERB (for on-campus students)
Description of Course Content:
- Vectors and Tensors
- Principal Stresses and Principal Axes
- Analysis of Deformation
- Velocity Fields and Compatibility Conditions
- Constitutive Equations and Compatibility Conditions
- Mechanical Properties of Fluids and Solids
- Derivation of Field Equations
- Field Equations and Boundary Conditions in Fluids
- Selected Topics
- Tensor Analysis
- Green's function
- Plates and Shells
- Composite Materials
Student Learning Outcomes: Unification of Solid Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics
Suggested Textbooks and Other Course Materials:Micromechanics with Mathematica by S. Nomura,, Wiley (ISBN: 978-1-119-94503-1).
Descriptions of major assignments and examinations with due dates: One midterm and one final exams
- Mid-term 40%
- Final 40%
- Homework 20%
- Attendance 5%
Attendance Policy: Required for on-campus students
Drop Policy: Please see the University catalog.
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