Advances in Applied Mechanics, 34

  • Erik van der Giessen, University of Groningen, Department of Applied Physics, Groningen, The Netherlands
    • Theodore Wu, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

    Audience

    Mechanical, chemical, aeronautical, and civil engineers; applied mathematicians; applied physicists who work in the area of fluid dynamics; graduate students in these areas.

 

Book information

  • Published: September 1997
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-002034-8

Reviews

"Authoritative state of the art reviews written by outstanding contributors on the most recent advances in the applied mechanics field."
--JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE


"Reading through this latest collection of essays on topics in applied mechanics, one is made to realize once again what a remarkably sound idea the publication of this series of volumes has been."
--NATURE
"This is another in the long line of excellent volumes containing reviews or surveys of active research areas in applied mechanics."
--APPLIED MECHANICS REVIEWS



Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. E. Riks, Buckling Analysis of Elastic Structures: A Computational Approach. P.R. Dawson and E.B. Marin, Computational Mechanics for Metal Deformation Processes Using Polycrystal Plasticity. P.P. Castaneda and P. Suquet, Nonlinear Composites. W.H. Yang, Mathematical Foundation of Plasticity Theory. O.S. Ryzhov and E.V. Bogdanova-Ryzhova, Forced Generation of Solitary-Like Waves Related to Unstable Boundary. Index.