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.

Note:

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

Prerequisites:

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

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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