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Two fully funded PhD positions at IIT Indore

Dear All:

 Two fully funded PhD positions are available in the Applied and Theoretical Mechanics (ATOM) Lab (https://www.sikundalwal.com/atom-lab), Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore.

Fully-Funded PhD Position: Smart Materials, Bio-Functional/Inspired Materials, Meta-Materials, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies, and Biomedical Device Design

Fully-funded PhD positions are available to UK, EU and International students in the Department of Engineering at Nottingham Trent University with a starting date of 1 October 2020 or 5 January 2021 (application deadline: 14 February 2020 at 12 noon (GMT)). More information about the PhD studentship can be found in the links below:

https://www.ntu.ac.uk/c/phd-studentships

PhD position in computational biomechanics at University of Glasgow

I am looking for motivated students to join my research group and work towards their PhD in the area of computational biomechanics.

About us: The research aim of our group is to generate new scientific knowledge and methods using innovative ideas in numerical methods and biomechanics that contribute towards improved cardiovascular healthcare.

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A fully funded PhD Position Available at Stony Brook University

One PhD position is available for Fall 2020 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University, New York Long Island. The research program focuses on the mechanics and design of novel advanced materials and metamaterials to achieve high mechanical performance, new wave propagation features, and multifunctional characteristics. The candidates with background in solid mechanics and finite element analysis are highly encouraged to apply. 

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Info session webinars for the MS of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Vermont

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Vermont is organizing two info session webinars on January 6, 2020 and January 8, 2020 for prospective graduate students interested in applying to its Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering for Fall 2020 admission. There is still time to sign up online to one of the webinars using the attached form.

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PhD Student Position - Theoretical and Applied Geomechanics - University of British Columbia

Job Description: We are seeking to fill one or more research assistant positions (graduate students at the Ph.D. level) in the areas of computational geomechanics and geotechnical earthquake engineering.

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A hydrodynamic analogy to the crack driving force

Students often have a tough time understanding the crack driving force in an elementary course on fracture mechanics.

A recent free access article has been published on a fluid analogy to the crack driving force and the Riabouchinsky free streamline problem for ideal fluid flow around two plates.  Hopefully this analogy can aid in the visualization.

Fully-funded PhD Opportunity in 3D Printing of Smart Materials

We are looking for an Academic Associate to join the Department of Engineering.  This post is part-time and in addition you will be required to register for a PhD part-time for the duration of the 5-year post. Part-time PhD fees will be paid by the Department for 5 years and the PhD will be in the area of 3D printing of Smart Shape Memory Materials for Advanced Sensors and Actuators.

 

PhD Title: 3D printing of Smart Shape Memory Materials for Advanced Sensors and Actuators

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mechanics of composite materials teaching--online homework

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Just released, 105 homework problems for mechanics of composite materials in Webwork environment. You can choose 105 randomized (each student gets different data) or the same 105 problems but not-randomized to make it easier to teach online (all students work with same data so it is easier to answer questions online). Take a look at this introductory Youtube video.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QP145G7B6I

Fully-funded PhD Opportunity in Smart Materials (Academic Associate)

We are looking for an Academic Associate to join the Department of Engineering. This post is part-time and in addition you will be required to register for a PhD part-time for the duration of the 5-year post. The PhD is not part of the Academic Associate position. Part-time PhD fees will be paid by the Department for 5 years and the PhD will be in the area of 3D printing of Smart Shape Memory Materials for Advanced Sensors and Actuators.

 

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PhD positions in mechanics of metamaterials at the University of Minnesota

PhD positions are available at the University of Minnesota in the group of Prof. Stefano Gonella. The positions are in the general area of mechanics and physics of solids and structures, with emphasis on mechanical metamaterials. Topics of current interest are:

1) Topological metamaterials;

2) Nonlinear waves in metamaterials and architected solids;

3) Tunable and programmable metastructures.

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Work-Energy principle: Doubt regarding zero initial velocity assumption

I have a basic doubt from engineering mechanics. We have the work-energy principle stating that the work done by the forces acting on a partile is equal to the change in kinetic energy of that particle. However, the kinetic energy is a qudratic function of the velocity of the particle, and hence the change in kinetic energy for a given change in the velocity would depend on the initial velocity of the particle, before the work is done by the forces acting on it.

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Ph. D and Post-doc positions in Northeastern University, Boston

Ph.D and Post-doc positions are now open in the Department of Mechanial and Industry Engineering (Mechanics, Biomimetics and 3D printing Lab)  at Northeastern University. Students and researchers with background in solid and structure mechanics, materials science and engineering are welcome to apply! 

If interested, please directly email CV to Professor Yaning Li:  y.li@northeastern.edu

 

Academic Associate: Fully-Funded PhD Position in Engineering (Smart Materials)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Academic Associate to contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Engineering at Nottingham Trent University. Most of the teaching will be in the format of seminars, laboratory classes and tutorials. The academic associate post is part-time (0.5 FTE) and in addition, you will be required to register for a PhD part-time for the duration of the 5-year post.

PhD Title: 3D Printing of Smart Shape Memory Materials for Advanced Sensors and Actuators

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Program - East Carolina University

The Masters of Science in Biomedical engineering (MSBE) is a research oriented degree program that is administered by the Department of Engineering in the College of Engineering and Technology. ECU MSBE is a two-year program with a minimum of 32 semester hours of coursework and thesis.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program - East Carolina University

The Masters of Science in mechanical engineering (MSME) is a research oriented degree program that is administered by the Department of Engineering in the College of Engineering and Technology.

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Residual Stress 101: One day course at SEM conference

The day before the SEM Conference this June in Reno, Nevada, USA, we will be teaching a short course entitled Residual Stress 101: https://sem.org/annualprogram. See below for a description of the course. We will cover lots of practical material on residual stresses, much of which is not covered in standard engineering curricula. This is great material for any interested researcher who never got a comprehensive background in residual stress. It will also be great for graduate students or advanced undergrads, and students pay half price.

What causes the other: Stress cause strain or Strain cause stress ( Conjugated Polymers)

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 I am struggling in understanding a theorem related to a conjugated polymer which is based on the electro-chemo-mechanical working principle.

The basic idea of the actuator is constructed from three layers, the up and bottom are conductive and the medium layer is dielectric and when the voltage applied the ions migrates to fill the holes.

It is mentioned that the expansion is happening because of the migration of the ions and then the stress occurs.

I don't agree with it as what makes the ions migrate is the electrostatic force and then the strain occurs.

CISM course "The Art of Modeling in Computational Solid Mechanics"

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you about the CISM course

"The Art of Modeling in Computational Solid Mechanics"

coordinated by Jörg Schröder and Peter Wriggers
which takes place in Udine from Oct 7, 2019 - Oct 11, 2019.

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PhD position in computational fracture and damage mechanics

The Computational Physics and Mechanics Laboratory (CPML) at Vanderbilt University is seeking one PhD student interested in the area of computational fracture and damage mechanics.

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How do I do multiple restarts is ABAQUS ?

Hello All,

I have been trying to restart an ABAQUS simulation using the command line. The following works fine

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abaqus job=restart1.inp oldjob=OLD user=UMAT.f cpus=160 scratch=$PWD interactive

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But when I do the restart for the second time like the following, It gives me an error

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Real life example of Eigen values and Eigen vectors

Eigen values / vectors finds applications in most engineering disciplines and also in basic sciences. In this video, I tried to explain the  meaning of Eigen values/vectors in a simple way and gave a real life example of the same. Here is the LINK to the video.

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