Credits: 5

Schedule: 27.10.2017 - 27.10.2017

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Student is able to represent the quantities and operators of continuum mechanics in different coordinate systems, knows the assumptions of the beam and plate models and derivation of the beam and plate equations using the principle of virtual work, and is able to write the equations in different coordinate system in flat and curved geometry and solve for the displacements in simple cases.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assumptions, equations and analytical solutions of linearly elastic beam and plate models in flat and curved geometries.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture assignments 10%/50% of the maximal points is required

Home assignments 30%/50% of the maximal points is required

Examination 60%/40% of the maximal points is required

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

J.N.Reddy, Theory and Analysis of Elastic Plates and Shells, 2nd ed., Taylor & Francis Group.

Lecture and exercise material of the home page.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kul-49.4250 Models for Beam, Plate, and Shell Structures L

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics of continuum mechanics, vector algebra, variation calculus, and boundary value problems.

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