Mechanics Down Under

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

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

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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.

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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.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Material Instabilities in Elastic and Plastic Solids: The Perturbative Approach

    Bigoni, Davide

    Pages 1-14

  • Modelling Strain Localization by Cohesive (Overlapping) Zones in Tension (Compression): Brittleness Size Effects and Scaling in Material Properties

    Carpinteri, Alberto (et al.)

    Pages 15-33

  • Multi-scale Analysis of Polycristalline Metals and Composites

    Chaboche, J. -L.

    Pages 35-56

  • Micro-architectured Solids: From Blast Resistant Structures to Morphing Wings

    Fleck, Norman A.

    Pages 57-65

  • Plasto-Mechanics of Large Deformation under Impact Loading

    Gupta, N. K.

    Pages 67-84

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mechanics Down Under
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, held in Adelaide, Australia, 24 - 29 August, 2008.
Editors
  • James P. Denier
  • Matthew D. Finn
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5968-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5968-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5967-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9755-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
CXXII, 305
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