- EN.560.202 Dynamics (Undergraduate)
Basic principles of classical mechanics applied to the motion of particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies. Kinematics: analytical description of motion; rectilinear motions of particles; rigid body motion. Kinetics: force, mass, and acceleration; energy and momentum principles. Dynamics of single and multi degree-of-freedom systems, under free vibration, harmonic excitation, and arbitrary (e.g., earthquake) accelerations. Includes laboratory experience.
- EN.560.206 Solid Mechanics and Theory of Structures (Undergraduate)
Application of the principles of structural analysis for statically determinant and indeterminate structures (trusses, cables, beams, arches, and frames). Calculation of internal forces and stresses in members and structures. Determination of deflections by equilibrium and energy methods. Analysis of indeterminate structures by flexibility and stiffness methods.
- EN.560.255 Dynamical Systems (Undergraduate)
This course will introduce students to the modeling and analysis of dynamical systems using analytical, numerical and qualitative (geometric) techniques. The course will focus on dynamical systems arising in mechanics and vibrations, global climate models and infectious disease modeling. The following topics will be covered: first order systems, phase space, bifurcations, numerical integration, second order linear systems, stability, finite differences, nonlinear systems, stability, bifurcations, higher order systems, introduction to chaos.
- EN 560.604 Introduction to Solid Mechanics (Graduate)
Basic principles of solid mechanics; Stress analysis and equilibrium; Kinematics of deformations and the strain tensor; Properties of anisotropic, orthotropic and isotropic materials; formulation of Boundary Value Problems in 3D elasticity; Solutions of BVP: plane stress, plane strain, axisymmetric; Airy stress function; St. Venant problems: extension, bending, and torsion; Thermoelasticity; Beam bending; Beams on elastic foundation; Energy methods; Elastic stability
- EN 560.762 Mechanics of Architected Materials (Graduate)
Introduction to Architected Materials; Tessellations and Minimal Surfaces; Elastic Properties; Micromechanics and Homogenization; Wave Propagation; Phononics/Metamaterials; Nonlinear Mechanics; Stability of Cellular Solids; Impact-induced Shocks; Natural architected materials; Nanostructured Materials