**Theory of Elasticity**

**Spring 2012**

**Course Announcement:**

**Table of contents**

**Lecture 1: review of linear algebra and tensor analysis** (3hr)

**Lecture 2: divergence theorem** (1.5hr)

**Lecture 3: geometric interpretation of deformation gradients** (1.5hr)

**Lecture 4: compatibility conditions (1.5hr)**

**Lecture 5: frame indifference and material symmetry (3hr)**

**Lecture 6: principle of minimum free energy and calculus of variations (1.5hr)**

**Lecture 7: Cauchy stress and balance laws (1.5hr)**