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Fundamentals of continuum mechanics : with applications to mechanical, thermomechanical, and smart materials

Author: Stephen E Bechtel; Robert L Lowe
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2014] ©2015
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"Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics provides a clear and rigorous presentation of continuum mechanics for engineers, physicists, applied mathematicians, and materials scientists. This book emphasizes the role of thermodynamics in constitutive modeling, with detailed application to nonlinear elastic solids, viscous fluids, and modern smart materials. While emphasizing advanced material modeling, special attention is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bechtel, Stephen E. (Stephen Eric).
Fundamentals of continuum mechanics
(OCoLC)851417469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Bechtel; Robert L Lowe
ISBN: 9780123948342 0123948347
OCLC Number: 900079934
Notes: "Transferred to digital printing in 2014"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents: * Vector spaces and inner product spaces* Tensor algebra and tensor calculus* Cartesian coordinates and curvilinear coordinates* Kinematics: motion and deformation* Deformation and strain measures* Kinetics: force and stress* Conservation of mass, linear momentum, and angular momentum* First and second laws of thermodynamics* Nonlinear elastic solids* Viscous and inviscid fluids* Internal constraints and constitutive limits* Incompressibility* Thermal expansion* Continuum electrodynamics* Smart materials
Responsibility: Stephen E. Bechtel, Robert L. Lowe.

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Provides a clear presentation of continuum mechanics for engineers, physicists, and materials scientists. This book uses a principles-based approach to continuum-level characterization, design, and  Read more...

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