ME 902 - Theory of PlasticityCredits: 3
Foundations of plasticity. Vectorial and sensorial analysis. Coverage of pressure-dependent and pressure-independent materials. Hyper elasticity-Green elasticity. Deformation theory of plasticity. Flow theory of plasticity. Plastic work rate-equivalent strain. Classical yield criteria. Closed form solution of simple cases. Numerical solutions of more complex cases.
Three hours recitation a week.
Prerequisite: ME 802 or CE 802.
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