This note explains the following topics: Vectors, Tensors, Tensor
properties, Vector and tensor fields, Configurations, Motion, The Lagrangian
description of motion, Stretch and strain tensors, The polar decomposition,
Velocity gradients, and rates of deformation, Balance of mass, Reynolds
transport theorem, Linear and angular momentum, Models of viscous fluids,
Material symmetry, Classical continuum mechanics, The heat transport equation,
The free energy functional, Phase separation-non convex free energy, The Cahn-Hilliard
formulation.

**Author(s):** University
of Michigan

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