Solid State Physics Course (Physics 4309-5304) Lectures
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Elastic Properties of Solids
(Material on elastic media related to Kittel's Ch. 3 [p. 73-85] plus MANY other sources.) 
This material & that on Lattice Vibrations are related. 
See Lattice Vibrations Lectures.
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Part I: Hooke's "Law" + Overview of Elastic Properties
                  Long Wavelength Mechanical (Sound) Wave Propagation in Crystals. 

Part II: Elastic Strains & Stesses in Crystals I.
                    Elastic Stiffness & Compliance Tensors.
                  Bulk Modulus & Compressibility.
                  Dependence of Sound Velocity on Direction & Polarization.

Part III: Elastic Strains & Stresses in Crystals II.
                      Different treatment of the topics in the previous part!
 
Part IV: Elastic Strains & Stresses in Crystals III.
                      Different treatment of the topics in the previous parts!

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