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ME-803 Continuum Mechanics
Campus PNEC
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Continuum Mechanics
Course Code ME-803
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Undergrad level knowledge of Mechanics of Solid and Mechanics of Fluid
Course Objectives
  • Provide the mathematical foundations of continuum mechanics.
  • Expose students to some of the numerous constitutive models of solids and fluids.
Detail Content
  • Introduction to continuum mechanics
  • Tensors and index notation of a vector
  • Kinematics of a continuum
  • Stress and analysis of deformation in a continuum
  • Constitutive equations
    • For solid applications
    • For fluid application
  • Integral formulation of general principal
  • Solid and fluids applications
Text/Ref Books
  • Introduction to Continuum Mechanics, 3ed, W.M. Lai, D Rubin, E Kremple.
  • An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics with Applications, by J. N. Reddy.
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr Sohaib Zia Khan
PhD (The University of Manchester, UK)
MPhil (The University of Manchester, UK)
Discipline: Materials &Mechanical Engineering
Specialization: Advance mechanics and materials