Through its inclusion of specific applications, The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity, Second Edition continues to provide a bridge between the theory and applications of elasticity. It presents classical as well as more recent results, including those obtained by the authors and their colleagues. Revised and improved, this edition incorporates additional examples and the latest research results.
New to the Second Edition
Although emphasis is placed on the problems of elastodynamics and thermoelastodynamics, the text also covers elastostatics and thermoelastostatics. It discusses the fundamentals of linear elasticity and applications, including kinematics, motion and equilibrium, constitutive relations, formulation of problems, and variational principles. It also explains how to solve various boundary value problems of one, two, and three dimensions.
This professional reference includes access to a solutions manual for those wishing to adopt the book for instructional purposes.
Updated, improved, expanded, revised, this second edition graduate text supplants the first, which was published in 2004. The intent is still to provide coverage of both theory and applications using lots of examples and problems of interest to a wide range of readers. Students preparing PhD theses, grad students needing a text that provides classical as well as recent results, and researchers in continuum mechanics are among the expected audience for this one-volume resource. Coverage includes elastostatics, thermoelastostics, elastodynamics, and thermoelastodynamics; special emphasis is on the latter two areas, given that most texts deal mainly with the first two. New to this edition is coverage of the application of Laplace transforms, the Dirac delta function, and the Heaviside function; the Cherkaev, Lurie, and Milton (CLM) stress invariance theorem; and recent developments in thermoelasticity. Hetnarski and Ignaczak both have long experience in the field, and they include results from their own research in this volume. --SciTech Book News, February 2011 Praise for the First Edition The text is written in an elegant mathematical style. --CHOICE ! a complete and modern course on this fundamental field of continuum mechanics ! combines the accuracy of mathematical formulations and proofs of basic theorems with the educational aspects ! the book is strongly recommended for graduate students of technical universities, especially to students of applied and computational mechanics. The book is also very useful to those preparing Ph.D. theses, and to all scientists conducting research, who need a background in solid mechanics. --Journal of Thermal Stresses, 29, 2006 An advanced approach to the subject in both contents and style. It is highly recommended to graduate students, engineers and scientists. --ZAMM-Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 2
Number Of Pages: 837
Published: 22nd October 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.42 x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.57
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition