MSE 211C – Mechanics of Solids

Course Number: MSE 211C
Course Units: 3
Instructors: Staff

Catalog Description: Mechanical response of materials: Simple tension in elastic, plastic and viscoelastic members.Continuum mechanics: The stress and strain tensors, equilibrium, compatability. Three-dimensional elastic, plastic and viscoelastic problems. Thermal, transformation, and dealloying stresses. Applications: Plane problems, stress concentrations at defects, metal forming problems.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Course Format: Three hours of lecture per week.