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  • The Interaction Between Flexible Plates and Fluid in Two-dimensional Flowby Laibing Jia

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    The fascinating rainbow colors we see in soap film not only delight us; they also help us understand the physical essence of nature. In this dissertation, the author presents his studies on the interactions between flexible bodies and ambient fluids, a topic reflected in nature, in everyday life and in various industrial applications. By investigating... more...

  • Multiscale Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification of Materials and Structuresby Manolis Papadrakakis; George Stefanou

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 259.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification of Materials and Structures that was held at Santorini, Greece, September 9 ? 11, 2013. It consists of 20 chapters which are divided in five thematic topics: Damage and fracture, homogenization, inverse problems?identification, multiscale... more...

  • The sine-Gordon Model and its Applicationsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    The sine-Gordon model is a ubiquitous model of Mathematical Physics with a wide range of applications extending from coupled torsion pendula and Josephson junction arrays to gravitational and high-energy physics models. The purpose of this book is to present a summary of recent developments in this field, incorporating both introductory background... more...

  • Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanicsby John W. Rudnicki

    Wiley 2014; US$ 89.95

    A concise introductory course text on continuum mechanics Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics focuses on the fundamentals of the subject and provides the background for formulation of numerical methods for large deformations and a wide range of material behaviours. It aims to provide the foundations for further study, not just of these subjects,... more...

  • Foundations of the Non-Linear Mechanics of Continuaby L. I. Sedov; Simon Ostrach

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    International Series of Monographs on Interdisciplinary and Advanced Topics in Science and Engineering, Volume 1: Foundations of the Non-Linear Mechanics of Continua deals with the theoretical apparatus, principal concepts, and principles used in the construction of models of material bodies that fill space continuously. This book consists of three... more...

  • Continuum Mechanicsby Myron B. Allen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    Presents a self-contained introduction to continuum mechanics that illustrates how many of the important partial differential equations of applied mathematics arise from continuum modeling principles Written as an accessible introduction, Continuum Mechanics: The Birthplace of Mathematical Models provides a comprehensive foundation for mathematical... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 111.00

    Introduction to Continuum Mechanics is a recently updated and revised text which is perfect for either introductory courses in an undergraduate engineering curriculum or for a beginning graduate course. Continuum Mechanics studies the response of materials to different loading conditions. The concept of tensors is introduced through the idea... more...

  • Geometry from Dynamics, Classical and Quantumby JosÚ F. Carinena; Alberto Ibort; Giuseppe Marmo; Giuseppe Morandi

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 149.00

    This book describes, by using elementary techniques, how some geometrical structures widely used today in many areas of physics, like symplectic, Poisson, Lagrangian, Hermitian, etc., emerge from dynamics. It is assumed that what can be accessed in actual experiences when studying a given system is just its dynamicalábehavior thatáis described by using... more...

  • Failure and Damage Analysis of Advanced Materialsby Holm Altenbach; Tomasz Sadowski

    Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 169.00

    The papers in this volume present basic concepts and new developments in failure and damage analysis with focus on advanced materials such as composites, laminates, sandwiches and foams, and also new metallic materials. Starting from some mathematical foundations (limit surfaces, symmetry considerations, invariants) new experimental results and their... more...

  • Advances in Metal Formingby Rahulkumar Shivajirao Hingole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    This comprehensive book offers a clear account of the theory and applications of advanced metal forming. It provides a detailed discussion of specific forming processes, such as deep drawing, rolling, bending extrusion and stamping. The author highlights recent developments of metal forming technologies and explains sound, new and powerful expert system... more...