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Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Oxford Graduate Texts)

September 20, 2020 | ISBN: 0198864728 | English | 736 Pages | PDF | 21 MB

Continuum Mechanics of Solids is an introductory text for graduate students in the many branches of engineering, covering the basics of kinematics, equilibrium, and material response. As an introductory book, most of the emphasis is upon the kinematically linear theories of elasticity, plasticity, and viscoelasticity, with two additional chapters devoted to topics in finite elasticity. Further chapters cover topics in fracture and fatigue and coupled field problems, such as thermoelasticity, chemoelasticity, poroelasticity, and piezoelectricity. There is ample material for a two semester course, or by selecting only topics of interest for a one-semester offering. The text includes numerous examples to aid the student. A companion text, Example Problems for Continuum Mechanics of Solids, with over 180 fully worked problems is also available.