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Mechanics Down Under

Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, held in Adelaide, Australia, 24 - 29 August, 2008.

Denier, James P., Finn, Matthew D. (Eds.)

2013, CXXII, 305 p. 139 illus.

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The 22nd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM) of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics was hosted by the Australasian mechanics community in the city of Adelaide during the last week of August 2008. Over 1200 delegates met to discuss the latest development in the fields of theoretical and applied mechanics. This volume records the events of the congress and contains selected papers from the sectional lectures and invited lectures presented at the congresses six mini-symposia.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Fluid mechanics - ICTAM - IUTAM - Theoretical and applied mechanics

Related subjects » Classical Continuum Physics - Computational Intelligence and Complexity - Materials - Mechanical Engineering - Mechanics

Table of contents 

Preface                                                                                                                                  

Acknowledgments                                                                                                                            

Sectional Lectures and Mini-symposium Papers

Material Instabilities in Elastic and Plastic Solids: The Perturbative Approach; Davide Bigoni

Modelling Strain Localization by Cohesive (Overlapping) Zones in Tension (Compression): Brittleness Size Effects and Scaling in Material Properties; Alberto Carpinteri, Marco Paggi

Multi-scale Analysis of Polycristalline Metals and Composites; J.-L. Chaboche

Micro-architectured Solids: From Blast Resistant Structures to Morphing Wings; Norman A. Fleck

Plasto-Mechanics of Large Deformation under Impact Loading; N.K. Gupta

Onset of Oscillatory Thermocapillary Convection; W.R. Hu, Z.M. Tang

Instabilities of Flows through Deformable Tubes and Channels; O.E. Jensen

Surface Bubbles in Micro-and Nanofluidics; Bram Borkent, Detlef Lohse

Bridged and Cohesive Crack Models for Fracture in Composite Materials; Roberta Massabò

Relaxation to Steady Vortical Flows – and Knots in the Quark-Gluon Plasma; H.K. Moffatt

Instabilities across the Scales: Simple Models for Shear Banding, Plate Subduction and Mantle Convection in Geodynamics; Hans-Bernd Mühlhaus, Louis Moresi, Matt Davies, Klaus Gottschald, Alina Hale

From Dry Granular Flows to Submarine Avalanches; Mickael Pailha, Maxime Nicolas, Olivier Pouliquen

Failure of Rocks in the Laboratory and in the Earth; J.W. Rudnicki

Modeling of Bone Failure by Cohesive Zone Models; Thomas Siegmund, Matthew R. Allen, David B. Burr

The Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines; J.N. Sorensen, R. Mikkelsen, N. Troldborg, V.L. Okulov, W.Z. Shen

Cohesive-Zone Modeling of Adhesive Joints; M.D. Thouless

Author Index

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