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Theory of Elasticity

Volume 7

A comprehensive textbook covering not only the ordinary theory of the deformation of solids, but also some topics not usually found in textbooks on the subject, such as thermal conduction and viscosity in solids.

For advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in theoretical physics. Also for mechanical engineers and materials scientists.

Paperback, 195 Pages

Published: January 1984

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-2633-0


  • 'I shall be surprised if this book does not come to be regarded as a masterpiece.' Journal of the Royal Institute of Physics


  • Fundamental equations; The equilibrium of rods and plates; Elastic waves; Dislocations; Thermal conduction and viscosity in solids; Mechanics of liquid crystals; Index.


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