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Author Murdoch, A. I.
Title Physical foundations of continuum mechanics [electronic resource] / A. Ian Murdoch, University of Strathclyde.
Publication Info. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-411) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Some elements of continuum mechanics -- 3. Motivation for seeking a molecular scale-dependent perspective on continuum modelling -- 4. Spatial localisation, mass conservation, and boundaries -- 5. Motions, material points and linear momentum balance -- 6. Balance of energy -- 7. Fine-scale considerations: moments, couple stress, inhomogeneity and energetics -- 8. Time averaging and systems with changing material content -- 9. Elements of mixture theory -- 10. Fluid flow through porous media -- 11. Linkage of microscopic and macroscopic descriptions of material behaviour via cellular averaging -- 12. Modelling the behaviour of specific materials: constitutive relations and objectivity -- 13. Comments on non-local balance relations -- 14. Elements of classical statistical mechanics -- 15. Summary and suggestions for further study -- Appendix A. Vectors, vector spaces, and linear algebra -- Appendix B. Calculus in Euclidean point space E.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Continuum mechanics.
Fluid mechanics.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780521765589 0521765587 (DLC) 2012015692
ISBN 1139781936 (electronic bk.)
9781139781930 (electronic bk.)
9780521765589 (Hardback)
0521765587 (Hardback)
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