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Basic Continuum Mechanics

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Basic Continuum Mechanics

Basic Continuum Mechanics

This note will create a much more stable basis for continued work or study in the field of mechanics of continua, be they solid or fluid. Topics covered includes: Vectors and second order tensors, Change of coordinates, Higher order tensors, Derivatives, Analysis of small deformations, Kinematics, The dynamic equations of continuum mechanics, Elastic materials, Isotropic linearly elastic solids, Compatibility and Plane elasticity, Variational principles, Newtonian fluids and Elastic fluids.

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