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Continuum mechanics

  • Advanced Mechanics of Continuaby Karan S. Surana

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.00

    Explore the Computational Methods and Mathematical Models That Are Possible through Continuum Mechanics Formulations Mathematically demanding, but also rigorous, precise, and written using very clear language, Advanced Mechanics of Continua provides a thorough understanding of continuum mechanics. This book explores the foundation of continuum... more...

  • Cracking Phenomena in Welds IVby Thomas Böllinghaus; John Lippold; Carl Edward Cross

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.52

    This is the fourth volume inthe well-established series of compendiums devoted to the subject of weld hotcracking. It contains the papers presented at the 4th InternationalCracking Workshop held in Berlin in April 2014. In the context of thisworkshop, the term “cracking” refers to hot cracking in the classical andprevious sense, but also to cold cracking,... more...

  • Continuous Media with Microstructure 2by Bettina Albers; Mieczyslaw Kuczma

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 153.07

    This book presents research advancesin the field of Continuous Media with Microstructure and considers the threecomplementary pillars of mechanical sciences: theory, research andcomputational simulation.  It focuses on the followingproblems: thermodynamic and mathematical modeling of materials withextensions of classical constitutive laws,... more...

  • Macroscopic and Large Scale Phenomena: Coarse Graining, Mean Field Limits and Ergodicityby Adrian Muntean; Jens D. M. Rademacher; Antonios Zagaris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 102.44

    This book is the offspring of a summer school school “Macroscopic andlarge scale phenomena: coarse graining, mean field limits and ergodicity”, which washeld in 2012 at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. The focus lies onmathematically rigorous methods for multiscale problems of physical origins. Each of the four book chapters is based on... more...

  • Statics of Historic Masonry Constructionsby Mario Como

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 176.62

    This successful book, which is now appearing in its second edition, presents a comprehensive new Statics of Masonry Constructions. Masonry constructions are the great majority of the buildings in Europe’s historic centres and the most important monuments in its architectural heritage. Given the age of these constructions, the demand for safety assessments... more...

  • Thermomechanics of Composite Structures under High Temperaturesby Yu. I. Dimitrienko

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.52

    Thispioneering book presents new models for the thermomechanical behavior ofcomposite materials and structures taking into account internalphysico-chemical transformations such as thermodecomposition, sublimation andmelting at high temperatures (up to 3000 K). It is of great importance forthe design of new thermostable materials and for the investigation... more...

  • Introduzione alla Meccanica Razionaleby Paolo Biscari

    Springer Milan 2016; US$ 22.75

    Il libro mira a fornire le basi di Meccanica Razionale, corredando l'esposizione teorica con un alto numero di esempi ed esercizi, di tutti i quali si fornisce la soluzione.  Il testo è particolarmente indicato per i corsi di breve o media durata, e può servire da appoggio a corsi che si sviluppino al secondo, o anche al primo anno del corso di studi... more...

  • Kontaktmechanik und Reibungby Valentin L. Popov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 49.47

    Das anwendungsorientierte Buch führt in den Zusammenhang von Kontaktmechanik und Reibung ein und ermöglicht damit ein tieferes Verständnis der Tribologie. Es behandelt die eng zusammenhängenden Phänomene Kontakt, Adhäsion, Kapillarkräfte, Reibung, Schmierung und Verschleiß unter einem einheitlichen Gesichtspunkt. Der Autor geht ein auf (1) Methoden... more...

  • Kinematicsby Jens Wittenburg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 176.62

    The book deals with kinematics of mechanisms. It focuses on a solid theoretical foundation and on mathematical methods applicable to the solution of problems of very diverse nature. Applications are demonstrated in a large number of fully worked-out problems.  In kinematics a wide variety of mathematical tools is applicable. In this book, wherever... more...

  • Recommendations for Fatigue Design of Welded Joints and Componentsby A. Hobbacher

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 82.42

    This book provides a basis for the design and analysis of welded components that are subjected to fluctuating forces, to avoid failure by fatigue. It is also a valuable resource for those on boards or commissions who are establishing fatigue design codes. For maximum benefit, readers should already have a working knowledge of the basics of fatigue... more...