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Introduction to Micromechanics $97.00
Authors: Khanh Chau Le (Institute of Mechanics, Ruhr University Bochum Universitätsstr. Bochum, Germany) 
Book Description:
This textbook is a modern introduction to micromechanics and its applications. It analyzes various continuum models of solids with evolving microstructure based on the first principles of mechanics and thermodynamics. The scope of the book fits well a one-year graduate course for engineers with basic knowledge in mechanics as well as calculus and elementary tensor analysis. For this circle of readers the emphasis is made on the material modeling and the constructive methods of solution. To help the students become more proficient, each chapter ends with exercises, of which some can be solved effectively by using the Mathematica. Difficult tasks are marked with an asterisk.

Table of Contents:

1. Phase transition, pp. 1-43
1.1 Phase mixing a senergy minimizer
1.2 Broken extremals
1.3 Hysteresis loops
1.4 Dynamic phase transition
1.5 Phase mixing in higher dimensions
1.6 Finite strain theory
1.7 Fluid-gas phase transition

2. Brittle fracture, pp. 44-94
2.1 Crack formation in a bar
2.2 Stress singularity
2.3 Stress singularity near a moving crack tip
2.4 Safe equilibrium and crack growth
2.5 Crack propagation
2.6 Finite strain theory
2.7 Nonlinear crack propagation
2.8 Thermally assisted crack nucleation

3. Dislocations, pp. 95-145
3.1 Physical background
3.2 Screw dislocation
3.3 Edge dislocation
3.4 3-D dislocation loop
3.5 Peach-Koehler force and dislocation interaction
3.6 Dislocation dynamics
3.7 Dislocation model of small angle grain boundaries
3.8 Dislocation pile-ups
3.9 Statistical mechanics of dislocations

4. Crystal plasticity, pp. 147-199
4.1 Continuum dislocation theory
4.2 Anti-plane constrained shear of single crystals
4.3 Plane constrained shear of single crystals .
4.4 Single crystals de-forming in doubleslip
4.5 Plastic deformation of bi-crystals
4.6 Plane constrained shear of single-slip bi-crystals
4.7 Plane strain uniaxial extension of single-slip bicrystals

Distributions with compact supports, pp. 210-202

List of notations, pp. 203-206

Index pp.207-208

      Classical and Quantum Mechanics
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 208.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-644-0
   Status: AV
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