MMP533 Nonlinear Mechanics of Materials

Code MMP533
Name Nonlinear Mechanics of Materials
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Vladimirs Gonca, Olga Kononova
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Material classification. Nonlinearity. Rheology. Plasticity. Stress distortion and nonlinear theory. Flow theory. Viscosity. Nonlinear creep theory. Mechanical models. Models with memory. Aging models. Flow models. The crack theory. Elastic properties of non-linear models. Technology. Calculation program..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The objective of the study course is to help students to acquire skills required to calculate and analyze beams and bars of engineering construction, taking into account assigned requirements and criteria. The task - to assess the strength and stability of the designed construction.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students are able to analyze material mathematical models and physical equations. - Test and examination tasks on the nonlinear material models and physical equations.
Students are able to spend and analyze experimental research material. - The examination
Students are able to choose and justify the methods of analysis for nonlinear mechanics. - Study project: prediction of material properties and durability of the calculations with computer programs.
Course prerequisites Math. Mechanics. Resistance of materials.

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