The Physics and Mathematics of Adiabatic Shear Bands by T. W. WrightThe Physics and Mathematics of Adiabatic Shear Bands by T. W. Wright

The Physics and Mathematics of Adiabatic Shear Bands

byT. W. Wright

Hardcover | July 22, 2002

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This monograph covers the material instability known as adiabatic shear banding which often occurs in a plastically deforming material as it undergoes rapid shearing. This book surveys these exciting developments at the frontier of mathematics and presents many new results. materials with continued straining, a process which is usually unstable. In this case the instability results in thin regions of highly deformed material, which are often the sites of further damage and complete failure. Divided into three parts, the book first reviews the physical phenomena and the standard methods of testing and characterization. It then establishes a general theory of isotropic plasticity with finite deformations as a setting for the simpler, but still nonlinear and highly coupled, equations of adiabatic shearing and the idealizations that are necessary to establish them. The main body of the book examines a series of one-dimensional problems of increasing complexity.
Title:The Physics and Mathematics of Adiabatic Shear BandsFormat:HardcoverPublished:July 22, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521631955

ISBN - 13:9780521631952


Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: Qualitative description and one dimensional experiments; 2. Balance laws and nonlinear elasticity: a brief summary; 3. Thermoplasticity; 4. Models for thermoviscoplasticity; 5. One-dimensional problems, part I: general considerations; 6. One-dimensional problems, part II. linearization and growth of perturbations; 7. One-dimensional problems, part III: nonlinear solutions; 8. Two-dimensional experiments; 9. Two-dimensional solutions.

Editorial Reviews

"This book is written carefully and it is readable by non-experts, in spite of the difficulty of the subject. It is complimented by ample bibliographical references, and by two chapters on experiments. Particularly useful are the concluding remarks at the end of each chapter." AMS Mathmatical Reviews, Gianpietro Del Piero