Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics by Ellad B. Tadmor,Ronald E. Miller,Ryan S. Elliott

By Ellad B. Tadmor,Ronald E. Miller,Ryan S. Elliott

Continuum mechanics and thermodynamics are foundational theories of many fields of technology and engineering. This booklet offers a clean standpoint on those primary themes, connecting micro- and nanoscopic theories and emphasizing subject matters correct to realizing solid-state thermo-mechanical habit. offering transparent, in-depth assurance, the booklet provides a self-contained remedy of issues without delay concerning nonlinear fabrics modeling. It starts off with vectors and tensors, finite deformation kinematics, the basic stability and conservation legislation, and classical thermodynamics. It then discusses the foundations of constitutive thought and examples of constitutive types, offers a foundational therapy of strength ideas and balance idea, and concludes with instance closed-form ideas and the necessities of finite parts. including its better half publication, Modeling fabrics, (Cambridge collage Press, 2011), this paintings offers the basics of multiscale fabrics modeling for graduate scholars and researchers in physics, fabrics technology, chemistry and engineering.

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