IUTAM Symposium on Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics: Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Erlangen, Germany, Oct by Paul SteinmannIUTAM Symposium on Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics: Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Erlangen, Germany, Oct by Paul Steinmann

IUTAM Symposium on Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics: Proceedings of…

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Con?gurational mechanics has attracted quite a bit of attention from various - search ?elds over the recent years/decades. Having been regarded in its infancy of the early years as a somewhat obscureand almost mystic ?eld of researchthat could only be understood by a happy few of insiders with a pronounced theoretical inc- nation, con?gurational mechanics has developed by now into a versatile tool that can be applied to a variety of problems. Since the seminal works of Eshelby a general notion of con?gurational - chanics has been developed and has successfully been applied to many pr- lems involving various types of defects in continuous media. The most pro- nent application is certainly the use of con?gurational forces in fracture - chanics. However, as con?gurational mechanics is related to arbitrary mat- ial inhomogeneities it has also very successfully been applied to many ma- rials science and engineering problems such as phase transitions and inelastic deformations. Also the modeling of materials with micro-structure evolution is an important ?eld, in which con?gurational mechanics can provide a better understanding of processes going on within the material. Besides these mechanically, physically, and chemically motivated applications, ideas from con?gurational mechanics are now increasingly applied within computational mechanics.
Title:IUTAM Symposium on Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics: Proceedings of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:271 pagesPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents --- Aboudi Volume: Foreword, List of Publications by Jacob Aboudi; 1 Aboudi's Micromechanics Theories Applied to Multiscale Analysis of Composites, by Bednarcyk B.A. and Arnold S.M.; 2 The Effect of Inclusions on Phase Transformations in Dynamically Driven Plates, by Clements B.E., Addessio F.L. and Plohr J.N.; 3 Fitting an Anisotropic Yield Surface Using the Generalized Method of Cells, by Acton K. and Graham-Brady L.; 4 A Multiscale Progressive Damage and Failure Modeling Approach for Laminated Fiber Reinforced Composites, by Pineda E.J., Waas A.M., Bednarcyk B.A., Craig S.C. and Yarrington P.W.; 5 A Comparison of Micromechanical Models for the Homogenization of Microheterogeneous Elastic Composites, by Matzenmiller A. and Kurnatowski B.; 6 A Multi-Scale Formulation for Smart Composites with Field Coupling Effects, by Muliana A.; 7 Computational Homogenization of Polymeric Nanofiber Scaffolds and Biological Cells, by Reddy J.N., Unnikrishnan V.U., and Unnikrishnan G.U.; 8 A Computational Multiscale Investigation of Failure in Viscoelastic Solids, by Soares R.F. and Allen D.H.; 9 Variational Asymptotic Method for Unit Cell Homogenization, by Yu W. and Tang T.; 10 A Computational Framework for Multiscale Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates, by Mourad H.M., Williams T.O. and Addessio F.L; 11 In Situ Characterization and Modeling of Strains near Embedded Electronic Components during Processing and Break-in for Multifunctional Polymer Structures, by Gershon A.L., Gyger L.S. Jr., Bruck H.A., Gupta S.K.; 12 Multiscale Hybrid Nano/Microcomposites - Processing, Characterization and Analysis, by Daniel I.M. and Cho J-M.; 13 Experimental Yield Surface Determination for Metal Matrix Composites, by Lissenden C.J.; 14 Compressive Response of Dentin Micro-Pillars, by Ziskind D., Fleischer S., Zhang K., Cohen S.R and Wagner H.D.; 15 Diffusion Linked Solidification Model of Axisymmetric Growth of Gold Nanorods, by Ray T.R., Murphy C.J. and Baxter S.C.;16 Probabilistic Strength of Carbon Nanotube Yarns, by Beyerlein I.J., Porwal P.K., Zhu Y.T., Xu X.F. and Phoenix S.L.; 17 Flaw Identification in Structures via Computationally-Assisted NDT , by Rabinovich D., Givoli D. and Vigdergauz S.; 18 Some Analytic Solutions for Plane Strain Deformations of Compressible Isotropic Nonlinearly Elastic Materials, by Horgan C.O. and Murphy J.G.; 19 An Equation both More Consistent and Simpler than the Bresse-Timoshenko Equation, by Elishakoff I.; 20 A Robust and Consistent First-Order Zigzag Theory for Multilayered Beams, by Di Sciuva M., Gherlone, M. and Tessler A.; 21 Anisotropic Elastic Beams with Axially Distributed Loads, by Rand O. and Rovenski V.; 22 Consistent Loading in Structural Reduction Procedure for Thin Plate Models, by Harari I., Sokolov I. and Krylov S.; 23 Modelling Generalized Plane Problems with Cylindrical Anisotropy, by Hersh C.L. and Herakovich C.T.