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Unformatted text preview: II. Stresses and strength Lecture 4: Newton’s laws, fall of the WTC towers Lecture 5: Stress vector and stress tensor Lecture 6: Hydrostatic problem Applications Lecture 7: Soil mechanics / geostatics problem Lecture 8: Beam stress model Lecture 9: Beam model II and summary Lecture 10: Strength models … III. Deformation and strain IV. Elasticity V. How things fail – and how to avoid it Content lecture 5 1. 3scale continuum model: Molecular scale, representative volume element (REV), macroscale 2. Stress vector, stress matrix and stress tensor • Definition of stress vector • Generalized expression as stress matrix • Definition of stress tensor 3. Implement dynamic resultant theorem for REV • Use Gauss theorem (divergence theorem) • Develop differential equilibrium: Partial differential equation...
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