Online Courses

AE 528 - Nonlinear Continuous Media

Fall 2016

Nonlinear Continuous MediaONL63693ONL -    Harry H Hilton

Course Description

This course covers fundamental concepts of large deformations in nonlinear elasticity and inelasticity with applications: generalized tensors, finite deformations, stress-strain relations in terms of strain energy functions, inverse problems, solutions of tension, shear and bending problems, finite plane strain, theory of successive approximations, fiber-reinforced beams, plates and cylinders, thermodynamics of deformable media, stability considerations, and constituent relations for inelasticity.

Credit Hours

4 hours


BS degree in engineering or science from an accredited college in the United States or an approved institution of higher learning abroad and a course in Mechs of Aerospace Structures (AE 321) or Intermediate Solid Mechanics (TAM 451).