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Solid Mechanics

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

Division of Solid Mechanics

The research at division of Solid Mechanics (Hållfasthetslära) is focused on constitutive modeling, nonlinear numerical methods, biomechanics and fracture mechanics. Numerical methods like the finite element method serve as the base in most of the research. The course range is to a great extent influenced by the research at the division.

The division of Solid Mechanics is responsible for courses in solid mechanics and engineering mechanics within several engineering programmes at LTH. The courses span everything from introductory courses to advanced courses.

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Contact

Division of Solid Mechanics
Lund University / LTH

Box 118, 221 00 Lund
Visitors: Ole Römersväg 1, Lund

Phone: 046 - 222 79 90 
Fax: 046 - 222 31 15

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The Sandvik award in mechanics of materials

Johan Hektor has been awarded "The Sandvik award in mechanics of materials" with the motivation "For the development of a multiphase field model capturing the chemomechanical mechanisms behind tin whisker growth in aging Cu-Sn systems".

Professor Guocai Chai, representative of Sandvik, together with Johan and the president of SNM, Professor Anders Klarbring, shortly after the ceremony in Uppsala.

Best thesis award

Jonas Engqvist was presented with the Best thesis award at the MAX IV Laboratory with the motivation "For showing an innovative use of synchrotron light from the MAX IV Laboratory" for his doctorial thesis "Mechanical behaviour of glassy polymers: experiments and modelling".