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Lecture Notes on Numerical Methods in Engineering and Sciences

Notes on Continuum Mechanics

Authors: Chaves, Eduardo WV

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This publication is aimed at students, teachers, and researchers of Continuum Mechanics and focused extensively on stating and developing Initial Boundary Value equations used to solve physical problems. With respect to notation, the tensorial, indicial and Voigt notations have been used indiscriminately.

 

The book is divided into twelve chapters with the following topics: Tensors, Continuum Kinematics, Stress, The Objectivity of Tensors, The Fundamental Equations of Continuum Mechanics, An Introduction to Constitutive Equations, Linear Elasticity, Hyperelasticity, Plasticity (small and large deformations), Thermoelasticity (small and large deformations), Damage Mechanics (small and large deformations), and An Introduction to Fluids. Moreover, the text is supplemented with over 280 figures, over 100 solved problems, and 130 references.

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“The book is meant as a textbook for master and doctoral students and researchers. It is based on lecture notes of civil engineering courses of the author given at the University of Castillia-La Mancha (Spain). So the reader can expect a careful and detailed introduction to the subject without too much novelty. … The book is perhaps helpful for those readers who have already a strong background in continuum mechanics and want to find additional information on topics … .” (Albrecht Bertram, zbMATH, Vol. 1277, 2014)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Notes on Continuum Mechanics
Authors
Series Title
Lecture Notes on Numerical Methods in Engineering and Sciences
Series Volume
4
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
CIMNE
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5986-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5986-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5985-5
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-7847-3
Series ISSN
1877-7341
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 673
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