PHYS 431

Continuum Mechanics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Tensor calculus with the properties of a continuum are developed, leading to a study of wave propagation in elastic media with application to seismology. Concludes with a brief introduction to the basic equations of fluid mechanics.


  • Normally offered in alternate years.
  • Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when the course is offered.


Undergraduate course in Physics offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.

Summer Fall Spring

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