2.085 Structural Impact


Class Info

Propagation of 1-D elastic waves in rods, geometrical and material dispersion. Plane, Rayleigh surface, and 3-D waves. Wave reflection and interaction. 1-D plastic waves. Response of plates and shells to high-intensity loads. Dynamic plasticity and fracture. Damage of structures subjected to impulsive and impact loads. Topics in crashworthiness. Taught second half of the term. Students can take 2.707 in first half of the term.

This class has no prerequisites.

2.085 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by T. Wierzbicki.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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