Advances in Applied Mechanics

Advances in Applied Mechanics

1st Edition - September 30, 1997

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  • Editors: Erik van der Giessen, Theodore Wu
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080564128

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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.

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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 439
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1997
  • Published: September 30, 1997
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080564128

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.

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