Academic Catalog

ES525 THEORY OF CONTINUOUS MEDIA I

Course Code: 5610525
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Engineering Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. SERDAR GKTEPE
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Review of tensor analysis and integral theorems. Kinematics of deformation, strain tensor, compatibility condition. Material derivative of tensors, deformation rate, spin and vorticity. External and internal loads, Cauchy principle and stress tensor. Balance laws of momenta and energy, entropy principle. Constitutive theory and its axioms, thermomechanical materials. Some illustrative applications.