Nonlinear Solid Mechanics

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics

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The book opens with a fundamental chapter on vectors and tensors. The following chapters are based on nonlinear continuum mechanics - an inevitable prerequisite for computational mechanicians. In book, continuum field theory (applied to a representative sample of hyperelastic materials currently used in nonlinear computations such as incompressible and compressible materials) is presented, as are transversely isotropic materials, composite materials, viscoelastic materials and hyperelastic materials with isotropic damage. It includes vital information on 'variational principles' constituting the cornerstone of the finite element method. In fact this is the only method by which Nonlinear Solid Mechanics is utilized in engineering practice.
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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 14mm | 621g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 198775252X
  • 9781987752526