Mechanics Of Solids And Materials by Robert AsaroMechanics Of Solids And Materials by Robert Asaro

Mechanics Of Solids And Materials

byRobert Asaro, Vlado Lubarda

Hardcover | January 16, 2006

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This book blends both innovative (large strain, strain rate, temperature, time dependent deformation and localized plastic deformation in crystalline solids, deformation of biological networks) and traditional (elastic theory of torsion, elastic beam and plate theories, contact mechanics) topics in a coherent theoretical framework. Extensive use of transform methods to generate solutions will make this book of interest to structural, mechanical, and aerospace engineers. Plasticity theories, micromechanics, crystal plasticity, and energetics of elastic systems are also covered, as well as an overall review of math and thermodynamics.
Robert J. Asaro was awarded his Ph.D. in Materials Science With Distinction from Stanford University in 1972. He was a Professor of Engineering at Brown University from 1975-1989, and at the University of California, San Diego since 1989. Professor Asaro has led programs involved with the design, fabrication, and full-scale structural ...
Title:Mechanics Of Solids And MaterialsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:880 pages, 9.96 × 6.97 × 1.73 inPublished:January 16, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521859794

ISBN - 13:9780521859790


Table of Contents

Part I. Mathematical Preliminaries: 1. Vectors and tensors; 2. Basic integral theorems; 3. Fourier series and Fourier integrals; Part II. Continuum Mechanics: 4. Kinematics of continuum; 5. Kinetics of continuum; 6. Thermodynamics of continuum; 7. Nonlinear elasticity; Part III. Linear Elasticity: 8. Governing equations; 9. Elastic beam problems; 10. Solutions in polar coordinates; 11. Torsion and bending of prismatic rods; 12. Semi-infinite media; 13. Isotropic 3-D solutions; 14. Anisotropic 3-D solutions; 15. Plane contact problems; 16. Deformation of plates; Part IV. Micromechanics: 17. Dislocations and cracks: elementary treatment; 18. Dislocations in anisotropic media; 19. Cracks in anisotropic media; 20. The Inclusion Problem; 21. Forces and energy in elastic systems; 22. Micropolar elasticity; Part V. Thin Films and Interfaces: 23. Dislocations in biomaterials; 24. Strain relaxation in thin films; 25. Stability of planar interfaces; Part VI. Plasticity and Viscoplasticity: 26. Phenomenological plasticity; 27. Micromechanics of crystallographic slip; 28. Crystal plasticity; 29. The nature of crystalline deformation: localized plastic deformation; 30. Polycrystal plasticity; 31. Laminate plasticity; Part VII. Biomechanics: 32. Mechanics of a growing mass; 33. Constitutive relations for membranes; Part VIII. Solved Problems: 34. Solved problems for chapters 1-33.

Editorial Reviews

"It is very comprehensive and goes into great depth in all the areas it covers...This is truly a work of scholarship."
Brian Ralph, Materials Characterization