PHY454H1: Continuum Mechanics

Hours: 
24L/12T

The theory of continuous matter, including solid and fluid mechanics.Topics include the continuum approximation, dimensional analysis, stress, strain, the Euler and Navier-Stokes equations, vorticity, waves, instabilities, convection and turbulence.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)