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Plasticity

I am teaching this course this semester.  I'll post notes as I write them.  Links to the notes are listed in this post.  I will also notify updates on twitter:  https://twitter.com/zhigangsuo

Explicit Dynamics with ANSYS LS-DYNA training course

This training course covers the ANSYS LS-DYNA Interface, which seamlessly links the ANSYTS traditional environment pre- and post-processing software with the LS-DYNA explicit solver to conduct highly nonlinear, transient dynamic analyses. Sequential solutions are also discussed, in which the ANSYS implicit solver is used in conjunction with the LS-DYNA explicit solver to extend the range of applications.

http://www68.zippyshare.com/v/72688173/file.html

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Empirical observations of temperature

I have divided the old notes on temperature into three parts:

Our feeling of hotness comes from everyday experiences. These experiences indicate that many levels of hotness exist, and that all levels of hotness can be mapped to a real variable.

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Elastomer in equilibrium with forces and solvent

A long polymer consists of many monomers. The monomers are covalently bonded, and two bonded monomers may rotate relative to each other. Consequently, the polymer may be modeled as a chain of many links, each link representing a monomer. At a finite temperature, the polymer rapidly changes from one configuration to another.

A large number of long, flexible polymers can be crosslinked by covalent bonds to form a three-dimensional network. Subject to forces, the network undergoes large elastic deformation. The network is commonly called an elastomer.

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Free Energy

For a system in thermal contact with the rest of the world, we have described three quantities: entropy, energy, and temperature. We have also described the idea of a constraint internal to the system, and associated this constraint to an internal variable.

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Engineering Mechanics 397: Thin Film Mechanics

Time: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Place: ECJ 1.214, University of Texas at Austin

Instructor: Rui Huang, WRW 117D, (512) 471-7558, ruihuang@mail.utexas.edu

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Lecture notes on "Elasticity" and "Statistical Mechanics"

The lecture notes of the two courses I taught at Stanford University during the last two quarters, "ME 340 Elasticity" and "ME 334 Introduction to Statistical Mechanics", are available in PDF format online at:

  http://micro.stanford.edu/~caiwei/me340/

  http://micro.stanford.edu/~caiwei/me334/

Perhaps it could be useful to you.

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Engineering Mechanics 388F: Fracture Mechanics

Time: Monday and Wednesday 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Place: WRW 312, University of Texas at Austin

Instructor: Rui Huang, WRW 117D, (512) 471-7558, ruihuang@mail.utexas.edu

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