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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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CIVL 6170 - Mechanics of Solids

This course provides an introduction to the mechanics of solids from a continuum perspective.  Topics covered in this course include:  vector and tensor analysis, coordinate systems and calculus in curvilinear coordinate systems, kinematics (motion, deformation and strain), stress and momentum balance, energy principles and balance laws, linear isotropic and anisotropic elasticity, thermoelasticity, method of solutions for 2-D and 3-D linear elastic boundary value problems, applications to simple structures.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed as MANE 6170. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and MANE 6170.

Credit Hours: 3

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