Anisotropic Elasticity: Theory and Applications

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byThomas C. T. Ting

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Anisotropic Elasticity offers for the first time a comprehensive survey of the analysis of anisotropic materials that can have up to twenty-one elastic constants. Focusing on the mathematically elegant and technically powerful Stroh formalism as a means to understanding the subject, theauthor tackles a broad range of key topics, including antiplane deformations, Green's functions, stress singularities in composite materials, elliptic inclusions, cracks, thermo-elasticity, and piezoelectric materials, among many others. Well written, theoretically rigorous, and practicallyoriented, the book will be welcomed by students and researchers alike.

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Anisotropic Elasticity offers for the first time a comprehensive survey of the analysis of anisotropic materials that can have up to twenty-one elastic constants. Focusing on the mathematically elegant and technically powerful Stroh formalism as a means to understanding the subject, theauthor tackles a broad range of key topics, inclu...

Thomas C. T. Ting is at University of Illinois at Chicago.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 9.49 × 6.5 × 1.5 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195074475

ISBN - 13:9780195074475

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Table of Contents

1. Matrix Algebra2. Linear Anisotropic Elastic Materials3. Antiplane Deformations4. The Lekhnitskii Formalism5. The Stroh Formalism6. The Structures and Identities of the Elasticity Matrices7. Transformation of the Elasticity Matrices and Dual Coordinate Systems8. Green's Functions for Infinite Space, Half-Space, and Composite Space9. Particular Solutions, Stress Singularities, and Stress Decay10. Anisotropic Materials With an Elliptic Boundary11. Anisotropic Media With a Crack or a Rigid Line Inclusion12. Steady State Motion and Surface Waves13. Degenerate and Near Degenerate Materials14. Generalization of the Stroh Formalism15. Three-Dimensional Deformations