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Solid Mechanics and Its Applications

IUTAM Symposium on Rheology of Bodies with Defects

Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Beijing, China, 2–5 September 1997

Editors: Ren Wang (Ed.)

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The IUTAM Symposium on Rheology of Bodies with Defects was held in Beijing in September, 1997. It was aimed at the development of Rheology in Solid Mechanics. Rheology is classified in Applied Mechanics Review under fluid mechanics, however, in its broadest content as was envisaged in its earlier days, it covers the whole spectrum of material behavior from elasticity, plasticity, and fluid mechanics to gas dynamics. It was thought of as a branch of continuum mechanics, but emphasized the physical aspects of different materials, and frequently proceeded from basic physical principles. As the temperature rises, the distinction between solid and fluid, and the distinction between their micro-mechanical movements, become blurred. The physical description of such materials and their movements must be based on the thermodynamic principles of state variable theory; the classical division between solid and fluid mechanics disappears. Under the classification adopted by Applied Mechanics Reviews, the subjects dealt with in this symposium come closer to viscoelasticity and viscoplasticity, especially close to the subdivision of creep dealing with creep rupture. The symposium focused at building a bridge between macroscopic and microscopic research on damage and fracture behavior of defective bodies made of metal, polymer, composite and other viscoelastic materials. Two different approaches are presented at the symposium. The first is a continuum damage theory for time-dependent evolution of defects at the macro/meso/microscopic levels.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
IUTAM Symposium on Rheology of Bodies with Defects
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Beijing, China, 2–5 September 1997
Editors
  • Ren Wang
Series Title
Solid Mechanics and Its Applications
Series Volume
64
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-0-306-46937-4
DOI
10.1007/0-306-46937-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-5297-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-3829-3
Series ISSN
0925-0042
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 296
Number of Illustrations
114 b/w illustrations
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