MSE 214C – Micromechanics

Course Number: MSE 214C
Course Units: 3

Instructors: Staff

Catalog Description: Basic theories, analytical techniques, and mathematical foundations of micromechanics. It includes 1. physical micromechanics, such as mathematical theory of dislocation, and cohesive fracture models; 2. micro-elasticity that includes Eshelby’s eigenstrain theory; 3. theoretical composite material that includes the main methodologies in evaluating overall material properties; 4. meso-plasticity that includes meso-damage theory, and the crystal plasticity; 5. homogenization theory for materials with periodic structures. Also listed as Materials Science C214.

Prerequisites: CE C231/MSE C211 or Consent of instructor.

Course Format: Three one hour lectures per week.