Continua with Microstructure: v. 35 by Gianfranco Capriz

By Gianfranco Capriz

This booklet proposes a brand new basic surroundings for theories of our bodies with microstructure after they are defined in the scheme of the con­ tinuum: along with the standard fields of classical thermomechanics (dis­ placement, rigidity, temperature, etc.) a few new fields input the image (order parameters, microstress, etc.). The publication can be utilized in a semester path for college kids who've already lectures at the classical concept of continua and is meant as an advent to big themes: fabrics with voids, liquid crystals, meromorphic con­ tinua. actually, the content material is largely that of a chain of lectures given in 1986 on the Scuola Estiva di Fisica Matematica in Ravello (Italy). i want to thank the medical Committee of the Gruppo di Fisica Matematica of the Italian nationwide Council of analysis (CNR) for the invitation to coach within the college. I additionally thank the Committee for arithmetic of CNR and the nationwide technological know-how origin: they've got supported my learn over a long time and given me the chance to review the subjects awarded during this ebook, particularly via a USA-Italy application initiated via Professor Clifford A. Truesdell. My curiosity within the box dates again to a interval of collaboration with Paolo Podio-Guidugli and a few of the elemental principles got here up in the course of our discussions.

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