Advances in Continuum Modeling
7.5 ECTS credits
Non-dimensionalization and scaling. Extensive quantities and the link to the concept of measure. Local and global balance equations in terms of measure. Radon-Nikodym's theorem. Cauchy fluxes. Cauchy's and Piola-Kirchoff's stress tensors. Real and virtual work. Deformation tensor. Constitutive laws. Shock, Rankine-Hugoniot relations. Derivation of boundary conditions. General properties of Newtonian flows. Flows of inviscid fluids. Viscous flows and thermohydraulics. Chemical reactions. Derivation of combustion equations for mixtures. General equations for linear elasticity. Principle of virtual work and variantional formulations. Derivation of non-linear constitutive laws via asymptotic homogenization. Balance laws for extensive quantities in materials with microstructures.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: Mathematics 90 ECTS course credits, or equivalent
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