The university continues to monitor the circumstances related to the pandemic. Spring 2021 course offerings are set. However, the course delivery methods and locations are still being updated and will be finalized in the Schedule of Classes by December 4, 2020.
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Courses - Spring 2021
Engineering, Mechanical Department Site
Modeling Material Behavior
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: ENME670; or permission of instructor.
Constitutive equations for the response of solids to loads, heat, etc. based on the balance laws, frame invariance, and the application of thermodynamics to solids. Non-linear elasticity with heat conduction and dissipation. Linear and non-linear non-isothermal viscoelasticity with the elastic-viscoelastic correspondence principle. Classical plasticity and current viscoplasticity using internal state variables. Maxwell equal areas rule, phase change, and metastability and stability of equilibrium states. Boundary value problems. Introduction to current research areas.