Variational Methods in Mechanics

Variational Methods in MechanicsHours: 3 0 3

The Euler-Lagrange equation, Ritz’s method, boundary conditions, continuity conditions, Galerkin’s method, minimizing sequence, transformation in variational problems, elasticity, Castgliano’s theorem, and eigen values, the finite element method, general use of Lagrange multiplier.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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