CE 601 Theory of Elasticity

Review of matrix algebra; the strain tensor, including higher order terms; the stress tensor; derivation of the linear form of Hooke’s law and the higher order form of Hooke’s law; equilibrium equations, boundary conditions and compatibility conditions; applications to the bending and torsion problems; variational and approximate methods of solving the Dirichlet type boundary value problems with particular application to the torsion problem. Fall semester.




Civil Engineering Program