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Continuum Mechanics

Theme: Applications of mathematics
Theme head: Professor Mark Chaplain

Module Overview: Continuum Mechanics

An introduction to a range of important topics in applied mathematics is taught in semester 1

  • Continuum Mechanics (4 lectures by Penny Davies) tensors, kinematics; balance laws and governing equations; constitutive laws
  • Fluids (5 lectures by: Nick Hill, Peter Stewart & Iain Stewart) Newtonian fluid dynamics; non-Newtonian fluids.

The module will be assessed by 2 assignments, the first will be due for submission on 23rd November and the second on 12th January.


Introductory courses on ODEs, PDEs, vector calculus and basic linear algebra.

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