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An introduction to differential geometry with applications to elasticity

Author: Philippe G Ciarlet
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interestingly, notions that pertain to di?erential geometry per se,suchas covariant derivatives of tensor ?elds, are also introduced in Chapters 3 and 4, where they appear most naturally in the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe G Ciarlet
ISBN: 1402042477 9781402042478
OCLC Number: 70060385
Notes: Reprinted from Journal of elasticity, vol. 78-79 (2005).
Description: 209 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; Chapter 1. Three-dimensional differential geometry: 1.1. Curvilinear coordinates, 1.2. Metric tensor, 1.3. Volume, areas, and lengths in curvilinear coordinates, 1.4. Covariant derivatives of a vector field, 1.5. Necessary conditions satisfied by the metric tensor; the Riemann curvature tensor, 1.6. Existence of an immersion defined on an open set in R3 with a prescribed metric tensor, 1.7. Uniqueness up to isometries of immersions with the same metric tensor, 1.8. Continuity of an immersion as a function of its metric tensor;Chapter 2. Differential geometry of surfaces: 2.1. Curvilinear coordinates on a surface, 2.2. First fundamental form, 2.3. Areas and lengths on a surface, 2.4. Second fundamental form; curvature on a surface, 2.5. Principal curvatures; Gaussian curvature, 2.6. Covariant derivatives of a vector field defined on a surface; the Gauss and Weingarten formulas, 2.7. Necessary conditions satisfied by the first and second fundamental forms: the Gauss and Codazzi-Mainardi equations; Gauss' theorema egregium, 2.8. Existence of a surface with prescribed first and second fundamental forms, 2.9. Uniqueness up to proper isometries of surfaces with the same fundamental forms, 2.10.Continuity of a surface as a function of its fundamental forms; Chapter 3. Applications to three-dimensional elasticity in curvilinear coordinates: 3.1. The equations of nonlinear elasticity in Cartesian coordinates, 3.2. Principle of virtual work in curvilinear coordinates, 3.3. Equations of equilibrium in curvilinear coordinates; covariant derivatives of a tensor field, 3.4. Constitutive equation in curvilinear coordinates, 3.5. The equations of nonlinear elasticity in curvilinear coordinates, 3.6. The equations of linearized elasticity in curvilinear coordinates, 3.7. A fundamental lemma of J.L. Lions, 3.8. Korn's inequalities in curvilinear coordinates, 3.9. Existence and uniqueness theorems in linearizedelasticity in curvilinear coordinates; Chapter 4. Applications to shell theory: 4.1. The nonlinear Koiter shell equations, 4.2. The linear Koiter shell equations, 4.3. Korn's inequality on a surface, 4.4. Existence and uniqueness theorems for the linear Koiter shell equations; covariant derivatives of a tensor field defined on a surface, 4.5. A brief review of linear shell theories; References; Index.
Responsibility: Philippe G. Ciarlet.
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