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By J. N. Reddy

This best-selling textbook provides the options of continuum mechanics in an easy but rigorous demeanour. It introduces the invariant shape in addition to the part type of the elemental equations and their functions to difficulties in elasticity, fluid mechanics and warmth move, and gives a quick creation to linear viscoelasticity. The publication is perfect for complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars seeking to achieve a powerful historical past within the easy ideas universal to all significant engineering fields, and in case you will pursue extra paintings in fluid dynamics, elasticity, plates and shells, viscoelasticity, plasticity, and interdisciplinary components corresponding to geomechanics, biomechanics, mechanobiology and nanoscience. The booklet good points derivations of the fundamental equations of mechanics in invariant (vector and tensor) shape and specification of the governing equations to numerous co-ordinate structures, and various illustrative examples, bankruptcy summaries and workout difficulties. This moment version contains extra reasons, examples and problems.

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