ENGS 130: Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Offered

13F, 14F: 9L

Prerequisites

ENGS 24 and ENGS 33, or equivalent

Instructors

Van Citters (13F)
Schulson (14F)

Textbooks

Fall 2013: see list

A study of the mechanical properties of engineering materials and the influence of these properties on the design process. Topics include: tensorial description of stress and strain; elasticity; plastic yielding under multiaxial loading; flow rules for large plastic strains; microscopic basis for plasticity; viscoelastic deformation of polymers; creep; fatigue; and fracture.