Handbook of Damage Mechanics

Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures

Editors: Voyiadjis, George Z. (Ed.)

  • Enables readers to explore basic principles, numerical issues and computation involved in damage and healing mechanics
  • Addresses a wide range of materials including metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites
  • Includes constitutive equations for modeling behaviour and healing in select applications
  • Applies a comprehensive, systematic and authoritative approach to damage and healing mechanics
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About this Reference Work

This authoritative reference provides comprehensive coverage of the topics of damage and healing mechanics. Computational modeling of constitutive equations is provided as well as solved examples in engineering applications. A wide range of materials that engineers may encounter are covered, including metals, composites, ceramics, polymers, biomaterials, and nanomaterials. The internationally recognized team of contributors employ a consistent and systematic approach, offering readers a user-friendly reference that is ideal for frequent consultation.

Handbook of Damage Mechanics: Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures is ideal for graduate students and faculty, researchers, and professionals in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science, and Engineering Mechanics.

About the authors

George Z. Voyiadjis is the Boyd Professor at Louisiana State University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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Table of contents (47 chapters)

  • Some Basic Issues of Isotropic and Anisotropic Continuum Damage Mechanics

    Voyiadjis, George Z. (et al.)

    Pages 3-42

  • Undamageable Materials Undamageable materials and Damage Processes in Series Damage processes in series and in Parallel Damage processes in parallel

    Voyiadjis, George Z. (et al.)

    Pages 43-74

  • Use of Fabric Tensors in Continuum Damage Mechanics of Solids with Micro-cracks

    Voyiadjis, George Z. (et al.)

    Pages 75-110

  • Evolution of Fabric Tensors in Continuum Damage Mechanics of Solids with Micro-cracks: Studying the Effects of Length and Orientation

    Voyiadjis, George Z. (et al.)

    Pages 111-133

  • Failure Mechanics of Geomaterials

    Prunier, Florent (et al.)

    Pages 137-169

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Damage Mechanics
Book Subtitle
Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures
Editors
  • George Z. Voyiadjis
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
Print + eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5590-5
Print ISBN
978-1-4614-5588-2
eReference ISBN
978-1-4614-5589-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
LVI, 1579
Additional Information
Originally published in two volumes
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