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  • Numerical Continuum Mechanicsby Vladimir N. Kukudzhanov; Alexei Zhurov

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    This work focuses on computational methods in continuum thermomechanics. The text is based on the author's lectures, which ensures a didactical and coherent buildup. The main emphasis is put on the presentation of ideas and qualitative considerations, illustrated by specific examples and applications. Conditions and explanations that are... more...

  • The Virtual Fields Methodby Fabrice Pierron; Michel Grédiac

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.00

    Such established techniques as digital image correlation, available for several years, contribute to the growth of full-field measurement. This book presents the latest information, providing detailed explanations through training materials and tutorials. more...

  • The Mechanics of Mechanical Watches and Clocksby Ruxu Du; Longhan Xie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    With lavish illustrations that include computer animation, this engaging presentation combines historical developments with mathematic theory to shed light on the inner workings of mechanical clocks and watches that still have the power to mesmerize us. more...

  • Mathematica® in Actionby Stan Wagon

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 84.95

    This book is an example-based introduction to techniques, from elementary to advanced, of using Mathematica, a revolutionary tool for mathematical computation and exploration. By integrating the basic functions of mathematics with a powerful and easy-to-use programming language, Mathematica allows us to carry out projects that would be extremely laborious... more...

  • Tensor Algebra and Tensor Analysis for Engineersby Mikhail Itskov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 109.00

    This book provides a comprehensive exposition of tensor analysis. It presents modern developments in the theory of isotropic and anisotropic tensor functions and includes numerous exercises with solutions. more...


    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 178.00

    This volume is written by Academician Sedov who is considered by many as the leading scientist in mechanics in the USSR. This latest fourth edition helps the reader in a relatively short time to master and acquire fully the essence of many geometrical and mechanical theories. more...

  • Introduction to Continuum Mechanicsby David Rubin; Erhard Krempl; W Michael Lai

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Continuum mechanics studies the response of materials to different loading conditions. The concept of tensors is introduced through the idea of linear transformation in a self-contained chapter, and the interrelation of direct notation, indicial notation and matrix operations is clearly presented. A wide range of idealized materials are considered... more...

  • Einführung in die Technische Mechanikby Herbert Balke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 19.99

    Das Lehrbuch schafft einen ersten Zugang zu den Grundgesetzen der Mechanik. Gestützt auf dem Begriff des starren Körpers und der unabhängig eingeführten Lasten Kraft und Moment werden die beiden eigenständigen Bilanzen der Kräfte und Momente im Fall des Gleichgewichts eines Körpers und beliebiger Teile desselben postuliert. Diese hauptsächlich von... more...

  • Non-Classical Continuum Mechanicsby R. J. Knops; A. A. Lacey

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84

    This volume contains a selection of the invited papers presented at a LMS Durham Symposium on modern developments in non-classical continuum mechanics. more...

  • Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphereby John Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 200. Trajectory-based (?Lagrangian?) atmospheric transport and dispersion modeling has gained in popularity and sophistication over the previous several decades. It is common practice now for researchers around the world to apply Lagrangian models to... more...