Description

Advances in Applied Mechanics draws together recent significant advances in various topics in applied mechanics. Published since 1948, Advances in Applied Mechanics aims to provide authoritative review articles on topics in the mechanical sciences, primarily of interest to scientists and engineers working in the various branches of mechanics, but also of interest to the many who use the results of investigations in mechanics in various application areas, such as aerospace, chemical, civil, environmental, mechanical and nuclear engineering.

Key Features

  • Covers all fields of the mechanical sciences
  • Highlights classical and modern areas of mechanics that are ready for review
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the field in question

Readership

Scientists and engineers working in mechanics and university librarians. Engineers requiring state-of-the-art reviews of current research topics in mechanics

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

References

Chapter One. Continuum Theory for the Edge of an Open Lipid Bilayer

Abstract

Nomenclature

1 Introduction

2 Mathematical Preliminaries

3 Variations of Geometric Quantities, Integrals over Surfaces and Curves, and Volume

4 Variational Derivation of the Equilibrium Equations of a Lipid Vesicle

5 Variational Derivation of the Equilibrium Equations of an Open Lipid Bilayer with Edge Energy

6 Force and Bending Moment Exerted by an Open Lipid Bilayer on Its Edge

7 Alternative Treatment of the Edge

8 Summary

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. A Variational Approach to Modeling Coupled Thermo-Mechanical Nonlinear Dissipative Behaviors

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 General Modeling Framework

3 Variational Formulation of Coupled Thermo-Mechanical Boundary-Value Problems

4 Thermo-Visco-Elasticity

5 Thermo-Elasto-Visco-Plasticity

6 Numerical Approximation Methods

7 Examples of Applications

8 Conclusions

Acknowledgements

References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
144
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123965226
Electronic ISBN:
9780123964663