Learning outcomes of the course unit
Study of some models of elastic bodies and fluids.
First and second year mathematical tools
Course contents summary
Vectorial and tensorial algebra. Mechanics of continuos media, stress and strain tensor.Fluid dynamics, Reynolds' transport theorem, pressur tensor. Mechanics of fluid motion. Equation of continuity. Euler's equation of an ideal fluid. Viscosity, Newtonian fluid and Navier-Stokes equations. Some typical problems of fluid mechanics.
C.Agostinelli, Istituzioni di Fisica Matematica, ZANICHELLI,BOLOGNA;
E.Persico,Introduzione alla Fisica Matematica, ZANICHELLI,BOLOGNA;
M.E.O'Neill, F.Chorlton,Ideal and incompressible fluid dynamics,ELLIS HORWOOD;
M.E.O'Neill, F.Chorlton, Viscous and compressible fluid dynamics, ELLIS HORWOOD.