MECH 942: Theory of Plasticity

Prereqs: MECH 933
Basic concepts of plasticity. Yield conditions and yield surfaces. Torsion of cylindrical bars and Saint Venant-Mises and Prandtl-Reuss theories. General theory of plane strain and shear lines. Steady and pseudo-steady plastic flow. Extremum principles. Engineering applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom