SG2122 Continuum Mechanics 6.0 credits

Kontinuummekanik

Tensors, elastic and fluid materials, constitutive relations.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Tensors in Cartesian and other orthogonal coordinates. Infinitesimal and finite deformation. Hamilton's principle. Linearly elastic materials. The dynamics of beams as application of Hamilton's principle. Elastic (ideal) fluids; linear and non-linear sound waves. Finite elasticity. Dissipative materials (linearly irreversible theory); conservation of energy, entropy inequality. Newtonian fluids.

Intended learning outcomes *

To give a common ground for the mechanics of fluids and solids and the connection of these to applications.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Mechanics and mathematics of the first and second year. A course in one of the following: analytical mechanics, solid mechanics, or fluid mechanics, is desirable but not mandatory.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Compendium by L. Söderholm.

Lai, Rubin Krempl: Intro. To Continuum Mechanics, 3rd ed, Butterworth-Heinemann.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Hand in Task, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Further information

Course web

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Offered by

SCI/Mechanics

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.