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Advances in Applied Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120020348, 9780080564128

Advances in Applied Mechanics, Volume 34

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Erik van der Giessen Theodore Wu
eBook ISBN: 9780080564128
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th September 1997
Page Count: 439
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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.


This highly acclaimed series provides survey articles on the present state and future direction of research in important branches of applied mechanics


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


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30th September 1997
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About the Serial Editors

Erik van der Giessen

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Theodore Wu

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.