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MECH 632 Theory of Elasticity (4 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Mechanical Engineering : The continuum concepts of stress, stress boundary conditions, principal stresses and the equations of equilibrium. Small strain theory and principal strains. The elastic constitutive relations. The extension, torsion and flexure of mechanical components. Plane stress and plane strain. Variational principals and the finite element method. Computer techniques are utilized.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Eliot Fried (Fall)

  • Evening course