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An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics - after Truesdell and Noll : Solid Mechanics and Its Applications - Donald R. Smith

An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics - after Truesdell and Noll

Solid Mechanics and Its Applications

By: Donald R. Smith (Editor)

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Published: 31st October 1993
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This text provides a brief introduction to rational continuum mechanics in a form suitable for students of engineering, mathematics and science. The presentation is tightly focused on the simplest case of the classical mechanics of non-polar materials, leaving aside the effects of internal structure, temperature and electromagnetism, and excluding other mathematical models, such as statistical mechanics, relativistic mechanics and quantum mechanics. Within the limitations of the simplest mechanical theory, the author has provided a text that is largely self-contained. Though the book is primarily an introduction to continuum mechanics, the lure and attraction inherent in the subject may also recommend the book as a vehicle by which the student can obtain a broader appreciation of certain important methods and results from classical and modern analysis.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Preliminary Results
Framings
Bodies and Motions
Kinematics
The Cauchy Stress Tensor
Examples on Stress Constitutive Relations
Noll's Simple Material
Internally Constrained Materials
Material Classification from Symmetry
Canonical Stress Functions for Isotropic Materials
Classical Infinitesimal Theory of Elasticity
Shear of an Isotropic Elastic Rectangular Block
Torsion of an Isotropic Elastic Circular Cylinder
References
Quotation References
Name Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780792324546
ISBN-10: 0792324544
Series: Solid Mechanics and Its Applications
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st October 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.69