Advances in Applied Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120020362, 9780080564142

Advances in Applied Mechanics, Volume 36

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Erik van der Giessen Theodore Wu
eBook ISBN: 9780080564142
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120020362
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd October 1998
Page Count: 265
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Table of Contents

M. Ortiz and R. Phillips, Nanomechanics of Defects in Solids. A.C.F. Cocks and S.P.A. Gill, Modeling Microstructure Evolution in Engineering Materials. W.A. Curtin, Stochastic Damage Evolution and Failure in Fiber-reinforced Composites. Subject and Author 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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@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"Authoritative 'state of the art' reviews written by outstanding contributors on the most recent advances in the applied mechanics field." @source:--JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE @qu:"Reading through this latest collection of essays on topics in applied mechanics, one is made to realize once again what a remarkably sound idea the publication of this series of volumes has been." @source:--NATURE @qu:"This is another in the long line of excellent volumes containing reviews or surveys of active research areas in applied mechanics." @source:--APPLIED MECHANICS REVIEWS

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About the Serial Editors

Erik van der Giessen Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Theodore Wu Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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