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12.005 Applications of Continuum Mechanics to Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

12.005 Applications of Continuum Mechanics to Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

This course focuses on the practical applications of the continuum concept for deformation of solids and fluids, emphasizing force balance. Topics include stress tensor, infinitesimal and finite strain, and rotation tensors. Constitutive relations applicable to geological materials, including elastic, viscous, brittle, and plastic deformation are studied.... Show More

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