The Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Continuous Media / Edition 1

The Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Continuous Media / Edition 1

by Miroslav Silhavy
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642082041

ISBN-13: 9783642082047

Pub. Date: 12/06/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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From the reviews: "The book is excellent, and covers a very broad area (usually treated as separate topics) from a unified perspective. […] It will be very useful for both mathematicians and physicists." EMS Newsletter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642082047
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/06/2010
Series:
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1997
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
1.05(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Synopsis1
1Elements of Tensor Algebra and Analysis9
2Geometry and Kinematics of Continuous Bodies29
3Balance Equations61
4Material Bodies89
5The First Law of Thermodynamics95
6The Principle of Material Frame Indifference101
7The Second Law of Thermodynamics109
8Isotropic Functions137
9Constitutive Equations151
10The Equilibrium Response167
11The Equilibrium Response of Isotropic Bodies185
12The Dynamic Response197
13The Environment209
14Equilibrium States229
15Extremum Principles243
16Convexity255
17Constitutive Inequalities267
18Convexity Conditions for Isotropic Functions295
19Thermostatics of Fluids3S1
20A Local Approach to the Equilibrium of Solids383
21Direct Methods in Equilibrium Theory369
22Dynamical Thermoelastic and Adiabatic Theories399
23Waves in the Referential Description411
24Adiabatic Fluid Dynamics443
25Dissipation of Energy in Solids461
References479
Subject Index501

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