# Lecture notes of interest to mechanicians

Submitted by Managers on Wed, 2007-06-13 07:04.

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**Introductory Mechanics of Materials/Material Behavior**

- Introductory Mechanics of Materials, M. A. Vable, Michigan Tech.
- Intermediate Mechanics of Materials , M. A. Vable, Michigan Tech.
- Materials of Engineering Laboratory, Eyassu Woldesenbet and Henry Tan, Louisiana State University.
- Statics (Homework Sets) , Jacob Lubliner, UC Berkeley.
- Mechanics of Materials , Jacob Lubliner, UC Berkeley.

**Continuum Mechanics**

- Introduction to Continuum Mechanics, Paul Naghdi, UC Berkeley.
- Solid Mechanics textbook, A.F. Bower, Brown University
- Continuum Mechanics, Don Carlson, UIUC
- Items developed for teaching, James R. Rice, Harvard University
- ES 240 Solid Mechanics, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University.
- EN 175 Advanced Mechanics of Solids, H. Gao and A. F. Bower, Brown University (
*needs Java/Internet Explorer*). - EN 222 Mechanics of Solids II, A. F. Bower, Brown University (
*needs Java/Internet Explorer*). - Large deformation kinematics, Rebecca Brannon, University of Utah.

**Elasticity**

- Lecture Notes on the Mechanics of Elastic Solids, Rohan Abeyaratne, MIT
- EN 224 Linear Elasticity, A. F. Bower, Brown University (
*needs Java/Internet Explorer*). - Introduction to Elasticity, Wikiversity .

**Plasticity**

- Plasticity Theory, Jacob Lubliner, UC Berkeley.

**Viscoelasticity**

- Linear viscoelasticity, David Roylance, MIT.
- Viscoelasticity, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University

**Poroelasticity**

- Poroelasticity, James R. Rice, Harvard University
- Fundamentas of Poroelasticity, Emmanuel Detournay and Alexander H.-D. Cheng
- Poroelasticity, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University

**Fracture Mechanics**

- Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics, J.W. Hutchinson, Harvard University.
- Fracture Mechanics, Alan Zehnder, Cornell University
- Introduction to Fracture Mechanics, C.H. Wang
- Fracture Mechanics, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University
- ES 242r Fracture Mechanics of Thin Films and Composite Materials, John W. Hutchinson and Zhigang Suo, Harvard University
- Fracture Mechanics, Rui Huang, University of Texas at Austin

**Stability**

- Stability of Media and Structures, John R.Willis, The University of Cambridge
- Instabilities, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University

**Evolving structures**

- Evolving small structures, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University

**Biomechanics**

- Summer course on cell mechano-sensitivity (slides and videos), Univerity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

**Soft Materials**

- ES 241 Advanced Elasticity, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University.
- Mechanics of Soft Materials, Konstantin Volokh, Technion

**Thin Films and Layered Materials**

- Mechanical Properties of Thin Films, William D. Nix, Stanford University
- Fracture Mechanics of Thin Films and Multilayers, John W. Hutchinson, Harvard University
- Mixed-Mode Cracking in Layered Materials, John W. Hutchinson and Zhigang Suo
- Reliability of Interconnect Structures, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University

**Composites and Metamaterials
**

- Mechanics of Composites, John R. Willis, The University of Cambridge
- Waves in Composites and Metamaterials, Graeme W. Milton and Biswajit Banerjee, University of Utah.

**Shape Memory Materials**

- Theory of Martensitic Microstructure and the Shape Memory Effect , Kaushik Bhattacharya, CalTech.

Thermodynamics

- Thermodynamics and Chemistry, Howard DeVoe, University of Maryland.

**Statistical Mechanics**

- Statistical Mechanics by James P. Sethna, Cornell University (this has actually been published as a book).
- Statistical Mechanics, Zhigang Suo, Harvard University.

**Computational Physics/Mechanics**

- Computational Physics, R. J. Gonsalves, SUNY Buffalo (
*the earliest notes are at the bottom of the page)*. - Computational Physics, Franz J. Vesely, University of Vienna (
*the jsmath version works - may need installation of new fonts*).

- Finite Element Procedures for Solids and Structures, Video Lectures, Klaus-Jurgen Bathe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I, Klaus-Jurgen Bathe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids II, Klaus-Jurgen Bathe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Finite Elements in One Dimension , N. Sukumar, University of California at Davis.
- Introductory Finite Element Analysis , Carlos Felippa, University of Colorado, Boulder.
- Introduction to Finite Elements , M. A. Vable, Michigan Tech.
- Advanced Finite Element Analysis , Carlos Felippa, University of Colorado, Boulder.
- Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis , Carlos Felippa, University of Colorado, Boulder.
- Nonlinear Finite Elements , Biswajit Banerjee, University of Utah.

**Mathematics for Mechanics**

- Quick Introduction to Tensor Analysis , R. A. Shapirov, Samizdat Free Press.
- Elementary vector and tensor analysis for Engineers, Rebecca Brannon , University of Utah.
- Rotations, Rebecca Brannon , University of Utah.
- Curvilinear coordinates, Rebecca Brannon , University of Utah.
- Linear Algebra Done Wrong , Sergei Treil, Brown University.
- Introduction to Vectors and Tensors , Vol. 1, Linear and Multilinear Algebra, Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis, Ray M. Bowen and C.-C. Wang, Texas A&M University.
- Linear Algebra , MIT Open Courseware, Instructor: Gilbert Strang, MIT.
- Lecture Notes on The Mechanics of Elastic Solids, Volume 1. A Brief Review of Some Mathematical Preliminaries , Rohan Abeyaratne, MIT.

**Classical Physics**

- Ph 136 Applications of Classical Physics , Kip Thorne, Caltech.

**Quantum Mechanics/Chemistry**

- Quantum Physics Made Relatively Simple, videos of three lectures by Hans Bethe, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1967.
- Quantum Mechanics for Engineers ,
Florida State University**Leon van Dommelen**, - Quantum Chemistry , S. M. Blinder, UMich.

**Other Lecture Note Collections**

- Civil Engineer Applied Mechanics Lecture Notes Collection .
- MIT Open Courseware.
- World Lecture Hall from University of Texas, Austin.
- Erudix - Online repository of Lecture notes/Theses/Papers.

**Other E-book Collections**

- IMSC Library - e-books on all aspects of mathematics.
- Samizdat Press - a press for the free distribution of books.

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