Continuum Mechanics

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Be able to understand central concepts, theories and methods in the theory of elasticity.
  • Be able to describe spatial deformations with the use of theory of elasticity such that the geometrical, dynamical/statical and constitutive conditions are satisfied
  • Be able to understand the concepts of non-linear elasticity, viscoelasticity and plasticity.

Skills

  • Be able to account for the considerations necessary for applying the concepts, theories and methods of the theory of elasticity.
  • Be able to use correct concepts, notation and symbols.
  • Be able to use index notation and tensors in problems related to the theory of elasticity.

Competences

  • Be able to use the theory of elasticity for determining displacements, strains, and stresses under different loading situations.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examContinuum Mechanics
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleKontinuummekanik
Module codeM-MAT-K1-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science