The course contents as well as all further information about the course "Mechanics IV" in summer semester 2023 can be accessed via the "Moodle Course".
The lecture provides an introduction to the fundamentals and engineering applications of elasticity theory. Central concepts - such as stresses, strains and constitutive law - are introduced in three-dimensional space, with constitutive law initially limited to linear elasticity theory. Subsequently, analytical solution methods for special inhomogeneous two- and three-dimensional boundary value problems are developed. Furthermore, one-dimensional nonlinear rheological models for viscoelastic and elastoplastic material behavior are discussed. This is followed by the treatment of fundamentals of the finite element method, with a restriction to the one-dimensional case. The module is the basis for numerous other modules in the compulsory and elective areas.
Cycle: Summer semester
The module consists of a weekly lecture and a weekly tutorial. The offer is supplemented by weekly "exam preparation courses", in which you are supposed to work out independent approaches and solve tasks independently, whereby assistance is always given on our part. Details on specific times and rooms, as well as all other information, can be found in the Moodle course.
Form of examination
The examination takes place in the form of a written exam. An overview of the current exam dates can be found here. All further information regarding time, processing time, permitted aids, lecture hall distribution and more can be found in the Moodle course.