The Thermomechanics of Plasticity and Fracture

The Thermomechanics of Plasticity and Fracture

by Gerard A. Maugin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521397804

ISBN-13: 9780521397803

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume concentrates on the mathematical theory of plasticity and fracture, and presents it in a thermomechanical framework. Many examples of plasticity and fracture are presented, and each chapter concludes with problems for students.

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This volume concentrates on the mathematical theory of plasticity and fracture, and presents it in a thermomechanical framework. Many examples of plasticity and fracture are presented, and each chapter concludes with problems for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521397803
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Historical perspective; Notation; 1. Introduction to plasticity: experimental facts; 2. Thermomechanics of elastoviscoplastic continua; 3. Small-strain elastoplasticity; 4. Problems in perfect elastoplasticity; 5. Elastoplasticity with strain-hardening; 6. Elements of limit analysis; 7. Crack propagation and fracture mechanics; 8. Elastoplasticity with finite strains; 9. Homogenization of elastoplastic composites; 10. Coupling between plasticity and damage; 11. Numerical solution of plasticity problems; 12. Experimental study using infrared thermography; Appendices; Further reading; Bibliography; Index.

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