CIVIL-425 / 6 credits

Teacher(s): Molinari Jean-François, Lecampion Brice Tanguy Alphonse

Language: English


Summary

Constitutive theory and applications: including elasticity, bulk and surface instabilities, thermo-elasticity, visco-elasticity, elasto-plasticity, elasto-visco-plasticity, newtonian and non-newtonian fluids, fluid-saturated elasto-diffusive porous solid

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Bachelor level call on mechanics of solids and structures or introduction to continuum mechanics

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • To reinforce the general culture in mechanics of solids and structures of the future engineer by highlighting fundamentals.
  • To study some advanced topics in recent or fondamental fields of structural and continuum mechanics.
  • To understand and model the behaviour of materials under extreme loading conditions.

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra lectures, class exercises as well as homework

 

Expected student activities

Class discussions, and weekly exercises

 

Assessment methods

Oral exam

 

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Continuum mechanics and applications
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Continuum mechanics and applications
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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