CONTINUUM MECHANICS

CONTINUUM MECHANICS

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Code
84421
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Bioengineering)

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

traditional lectures (48 hours)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1.    Elements of vector and tensor calculus
2.    Kinematics and deformation
3.    Principle of Equilibrium. Local laws of statics and dynamics. Theorem of work.
4.    Application to solids mechanics: constitutive equations, elements of theory of elasticity
5.    Application to fluid mechanics: constitutive equations for viscous fluids, the Navier-Stokes equations, Buckingham's theorem, dimensionless governing equations, unidirectional flows, low Reynolds number flows, large Reynolds number flows, introduction to turbulent flows.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By agreement with the Teacher

Exam Board

RODOLFO REPETTO (President)

MARCO LEPIDI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

traditional lectures (48 hours)

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Presentation of two topics selected by the student