2.074 Solid Mechanics: Elasticity
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.
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.
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