Solid Mechanics I

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Solid Mechanics I

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is an introduction to the field of Solid Mechanics. We will treat the mechanics of rigid and deformable solid bodies in static equilibrium. This course will serve as a platform for further studies in the field of continuum mechanics, fracture mechanics, theory of plasticity, etc.

    Course Objectives
    Understanding the fundamental principles of mechanics
    Application of these principles to rigid and deformable bodies in equilibrium
    Construction of idealized models from actual physical situations

    Textbook: R C Hibbeler, Mechanics of Materials, 8th edition
    Lecture notes will be posted on EKU site

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