2.074 Solid Mechanics: Elasticity

Class Info

Introduction to the theory and applications of elastic solids. Review strain, stress, and stress-strain law. Several of the following topics: Anisotropic material behavior. Piezoelectric materials. Effective properties of composites. Structural mechanics of beams and plates. Energy methods for structures. Two-dimensional problems. Stress concentration at cavities, concentrated loads, cracks, and dislocations. Variational methods and their applications; introduction to the finite element method. Introduction to wave propagation.

This class has 2.002 as a prerequisite. This class has 18.03 as a corequisite.

2.074 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by R. Abeyaratne.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 1-150.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MECHE PEOPLE: Rohan Abeyaratne site or on the 2.074 Stellar site.

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