PHYS 467 - Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Science

Cartesian tensors; stress; strain and deformation; Eulerian and Lagrangian descriptions of motions; conservation principles, Cauchy's equation of motion; constitutive relations, elasticity, plasticity, linear and nonlinear viscous fluid flow; elastic wave equation and Navier-Stokes equation; similarity, scaling and nondimensionalisation of governing equations. Applications from geophysics, materials science, oceanography, and atmospheric physics. Pre- or corequisites: MATH 337 or ECE 341, PHYS 381.

Fall Term 2021


LECTURE A01 (45300)
Capacity: 18
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (TBD)