By George E. Mase

The second one variation of this renowned textual content keeps to supply a pretty good, basic creation to the maths, legislation, and purposes of continuum mechanics. With the addition of 3 new chapters and 8 new sections to present chapters, the authors now offer even greater assurance of continuum mechanics fundamentals and concentration much more awareness on its applications.

Beginning with the elemental mathematical instruments needed-including matrix equipment and the algebra and calculus of Cartesian tensors-the authors strengthen the foundations of pressure, pressure, and movement and derive the elemental actual legislation in relation to continuity, strength, and momentum. With this foundation tested, they flow to their increased remedy of purposes, together with linear and nonlinear elasticity, fluids, and linear viscoelasticity

Mastering the contents of Continuum Mechanics: moment variation presents the reader with the root essential to be a talented person of state-of-the-art complex layout instruments, akin to refined simulation courses that use nonlinear kinematics and quite a few constitutive relationships. With its considerable illustrations and workouts, it deals the appropriate self-study automobile for practising engineers and a very good introductory textual content for complicated engineering scholars.

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