EN 175 Advanced Mechanics of Solids
Due on: Sep 20, 2012 Thursday (In class).
1) By carrying out the details of the summation, find a simplified form of the expressions shown
iij ij (ii) ij jk , (iii) ij jk ki, (iv) ij Bik (v) 3jk aj ak
Objectives and Methods of Solid Mechanics
1.1. Defining a problem in solid mechanics
1.1.1. For each of the following applications, outline briefly:
What would you calculate if you were asked to model the component for a design application?
EN 1750 Advanced Mechanics of Solids
Homework # 2
Due date: Sep 27, 2012, Thursday (in class)
1. Consider a solid of arbitrary size and shape. Let b be the body force vector field acting on the
solid, t be the applied traction vector on the surface of the