Matrix-tensor methods in continuum mechanics.
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Matrix-tensor methods in continuum mechanics. by Sidney F. Borg

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


  • Calculus of tensors.,
  • Matrices.,
  • Continuum mechanics.

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Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsQA433 .B62
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5873309M
LC Control Number63000949

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Matrix-tensor methods in continuum mechanics. Matrix-tensor methods in continuum mechanics. - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version. About this Book. He is coeditor of the book The Complete Works of Gabrio Piola, and has served as guest coeditor for the journals Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, and International Journal of Engineering by: 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), . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Borg, Sidney F. Matrix-tensor methods in continuum mechanics. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [] (OCoLC)