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E M A 630: Viscoelastic Solids

  • Catalog Description:
    Linear theory of viscoelasticity; non-aging materials; Boltzmann superposition principle; time-temperature superposition boundary value problems. Applications: vibration damping, relaxation of stress, creep, droop, and sag in structural members, sound absorption, creep buckling, settlement of foundations, tire mechanics, and shock attenuation.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: EMA 506 or equiv; or EMA 303 & cons inst