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Thermoelastic Deformations (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications)
by:D. Iesan, Antonio Scalia
This volume is concerned mainly with basic problems of the theory of thermoelasticity. Beginning with the basic laws of thermomechanics, there follows a treatment of the theory of thermoelasticity for bodies with initial stress and initial heat flux. Subsequent chapters cover the analysis of linear thermoelastodynamics and equilibrium theory. The...
This volume is concerned mainly with basic problems of the theory of thermoelasticity. Beginning with the basic laws of thermomechanics, there follows a treatment of the theory of thermoelasticity for bodies with initial stress and initial heat flux. Subsequent chapters cover the analysis of linear thermoelastodynamics and equilibrium theory. The authors conclude with a study of nonlinear thermoelasticity. On the whole, the subject matter is directed towards recent developments. The theory of thermoelasticity is of considerable interest both from the mathematical and the technical points of view, and relevant examples and exercises which illustrate the theory are given throughout the text. The book should be of interest to mathematicians, physicists and specialists working in the fields of thermoelasticity, elasticity, civil engineering and geophysics.
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