Keywords for the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

Authors should select a maximum of five keywords. Each keyword should beaccompanied by the capital letter denoting the category from which the keyword hasbeen selected. If authors wish, they may nominate one keyword which is not includedin the list below. The list of up to five keywords should appear on the title page ofeach paper submitted for consideration, following the abstract.

A. Physical Phenomena
acoustics
adhesion and adhesives
buckling
chemo-mechanical processes
corrosion and embrittlement
crack branching and bifurcation
crack propagation and arrest
crack tip plasticity
creep
cutting and forming
delamination
diffusion, bulk
diffusion, surface
dislocations
ductility
dynamic fracture
dynamics
electromechanical processes
electromigration
energy release rate
fastening and joining
fracture
fracture mechanisms
fracture toughness
grain boundaries
identation and hardness
microcracking
microstructures
phase transformation
plastic collapse
powder compaction
shock waves
solidification and melting
strengthening and mechanisms
stress concentrations
stress intensity factors
stress relaxation
thermomechanical process
twinning
vibrations
voids and inclusions
wear and ablation

B. Problem Description
anisotropic material
beams and columns
biological material
ceramic material
concrete
constitutive behaviour
contact mechanics
crack mechanics
crystal plasticity
crystal loading
elastic material
elastic?plastic material
elastic?viscoplastic material
ferro-electric material
fiber-reinforced composite material
finite deflections
finite strain
foam material
friction
geological material
glass material
granular material
ice and snow
ideally plastic material
inhomogeneous material
layered material
metallic materials
particulate reinforced material
piezoelectric material
plastic collapse
plates
polycrystalline material
polymeric material
porous material
pressure vessels
residual stress
rock
rods and cables
rubber material
semiconductor material
sensors and actuators
shells and membranes
strain compatibility
stress waves
structures
superconducting material
thermal stress
viscoelastic material
viscoplastic material
wood material

C. Methods
analytic functions
asymptotic analysis
boundary integral equations
characteristics
conservation integrals
electrical resistance
electron microscopy
energy methods
finite differences
finite elements
fractography
impact testing
integral transforms
Kolsky bar
linear programming
mechanical testing
nondestructive evaluation
numerical algorithms
optical interferometry
optimization
piezoelectric effect
plate impact
probability and statistics
stability and bifurcation
variational calculus