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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Continuum Mechanics
2. Subject name in Hungarian Kontinuum mechanika
3. Code BMEKOMED030 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 1 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Basic course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 14 Homework 28
Reading written materials 12 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 24
10. Department Department of Railway Vehicles and Vehicle System Analysis
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Béda Péter
12. Lecturers Dr. Béda Péter
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Motion law, shape modification gradient and tensors. State of velocity, state of acceleration. Time derivatives of material. Shape variation velocity and vortex tensor. Transformation of surface element and volume element of a material. State of stress, stress tensors. Cauchy's motion equations of I and II kind. Mass conservation, continuity. Basics of thermodynamics. Principle of virtual work. Objective time derivative. Theroy of material laws. Fluids. Elastic, hipoelastic and hiperelastic bodies, elasto-plastic bodies.
15. Description of practices
Examples from the topics of the lessons.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Methods of the continuum mechanics.
B. Skills
  • Description of a mechanical system in time domain, model building.
C. Attitudes
  • Being open to understand and learn novelties on that given domain.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Evaluation and choice of optimal model element.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Semester note upon succesful realisation of the homework and an oral exam.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Essay secondary deadlines precised in the lessons requirements.
20. Learning materials
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses