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 be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is 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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