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Tensors in mechanics and elasticity

Author: Léon Brillouin
Publisher: New York : Academic Press, 1964.
Series: Engineering physics, v. 2.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969.
Tensors in mechanics and elasticity.
New York, Academic Press, 1964
(OCoLC)654518299
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Léon Brillouin
OCLC Number: 536671
Description: xviii, 478 pages : illustrations, diagrams ; 24 cm.
Contents: General remarks and first examples --
Vector geometry, definition of tensors --
Pseudo-tensors in vector geometry; tensor densities and capacities --
The principal differential operators in vector geometry --
Postulate of parallel displacement; covariant derivative in affine geometry --
Metric geometry, Riemann space --
Differential operators and the covariant derivative in metric geometry --
The application of Riemann geometries to analytical mechanics --
The transition to wave mechanics --
Elasticity --
Elastic waves in solids --
Quantum theory of the solid state.
Series Title: Engineering physics, v. 2.
Other Titles: Tenseurs en mécanique et en élasticité.
Responsibility: Leon Brillouin ; translated from the French by Robert O. Brennan.

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