Continuum Mechanics: Elasticity, Plasticity, Viscoelasticity by Ellis H. Dill

By Ellis H. Dill

such a lot books on continuum mechanics specialize in elasticity and fluid mechanics. yet no matter if pupil or training specialist, glossy engineers want a extra thorough therapy to appreciate the habit of the complicated fabrics and platforms in use this present day. Continuum Mechanics: Elasticity, Plasticity, Viscoelasticity bargains a whole journey of the topic that comes with not just elasticity and fluid mechanics but additionally covers plasticity, viscoelasticity, and the continuum version for fatigue and fracture mechanics.

In addition to a broader scope, this booklet additionally provides a overview of the mandatory mathematical instruments and effects for a self-contained remedy. the writer offers finite aspect formulations of the equations encountered during the chapters and makes use of an method with simply the correct amount of mathematical rigor with out being too theoretical for functional use. operating systematically from the continuum version for the thermomechanics of fabrics, insurance strikes via linear and nonlinear elasticity utilizing either tensor and matrix notation, plasticity, viscoelasticity, and concludes by means of introducing the basics of fracture mechanics and fatigue of metals. needful mathematical instruments seem within the ultimate bankruptcy for simple reference.

Continuum Mechanics: Elasticity, Plasticity, Viscoelasticity builds a powerful figuring out of the rules, equations, and finite aspect formulations had to resolve genuine engineering problems.

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