First Course in Continuum Mechanics

First Course in Continuum Mechanics

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Revision of a classic text by a distinguished author. Emphasis is on problem formulation and derivation of governing equations. New edition features increased emphasis on applications. New chapter covers long-term changes in materials under stress.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 311 pages
  • 177.8 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130615242
  • 9780130615244

Table of contents

1. Introduction.
2. Vectors and Tensors.
3. Stress.
4. Principal Stresses and Principal Axes.
5. Analysis of Deformation.
6. Velocity Fields and Compatibility Conditions.
7. Constitutive Equations.
8. Isotropy.
9. Mechanical Properties of Real Fluids and Solids.
10. Derivation of Field Equations.
11. Field Equations and Boundary Conditions in Fluid Mechanics.
12. Some Simple Problems in Elasticity.
13. Stress, Strain, and Active Remodeling of Structures.
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