By S. Nemat-Nasser,M. Hori,J. D. Achenbach

ISBN-10: 0444500847

ISBN-13: 9780444500847

ISBN-10: 0444898816

ISBN-13: 9780444898814

In half 1, a basic and common framework for quantitative, rigorous research of the general reaction and failure modes of microstructurally heterogeneous solids is systematically built. those expressions follow to extensive periods of fabrics with inhomogeneities and defects. whereas for the main half, the final framework is determined inside linear elasticity, the implications at once translate to heterogeneous solids with rate-dependent or rate-independent inelastic parts. This program is particularly said in a variety of chapters.

The normal particular correlations bought among the final homes and the microstructure are then used including uncomplicated versions, to enhance suggestions for direct quantitative evaluate of the general reaction that is normally defined when it comes to prompt total moduli or compliance. The correlations one of the corresponding effects for quite a few difficulties are tested in nice aspect. the limits in addition to the explicit effects, comprise new observations and unique advancements, in addition to an in-depth account of the country of the art.

Part 2 specializes in Elasticity. The part on variational tools comprises a few new components which may still turn out valuable for software to complicated modeling, in addition to strategies of composites and comparable heterogeneous our bodies. a quick smooth model of parts in vector and tensor algebra is equipped that's fairly adapted to supply a heritage for the remainder of this book.

The facts contained during this quantity as half 1 contains new effects on many simple matters in micromechanics, as a way to be precious to graduate scholars and researchers concerned with rigorous physically-based modeling of total houses of heterogeneous solids.