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MEM 664 Introduction to Plasticity 3.0 Credits

Reviews stress and strain deviators, invariants and distortional energy, principal and octahedral stresses and strains, Tresca and von Mises yield criteria, yield surface and Haigh-Westergaard stress space, Lode's stress parameter, subsequent yield surface, Prandtl-Reuss relations, work hardening and strain hardening, stress-strain relations from Tresca criteria, incremental and deformation theories, the slip-line field, slip-line equations for stress, velocity equations and geometry of slip-line field, limit analysis, simple truss, bending of beams, lower and upper bound theorems, and plasticity equations in finite-element methods.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MEM 660 [Min Grade: C]

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