Automotive Engineering

Continuum Mechanics

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Introduction to tensors
Deformation and kinematics of continuum
The notion of stress
Conservation principles
Constitutive equations

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

P. Chadwick: Continuum Mechanics : Concise Theory and Problems. 2nd ed., Dover Publications, Mineola (NY), 1999

Mode of delivery

Integrated course: lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge of the Strength of Materials and Fluid Mechanics including the related mathematical knowledge

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam