Carnegie Mellon University

Continuum Mechanics of Materials

Course Number: 12-769

The topics that shall be covered:

  • An overview of Cartesian Tensors
  • Kinematics and Deformation
  • Conservation Principles
  • Constitutive Relations for Fluids and Solids and Boundary Value Problems
  • Dynamics of Continuum Systems

An undergraduate background in mechanics, including statics, dynamics, and solid mechanics is assumed, as well as a background that includes multivariable integral and differential calculus. 

Semester(s): Fall
Units: 12
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or permission of instructor