A detailed and self-contained text written for beginners, Continuum Mechanics offers concise coverage of the basic concepts, general principles, and applications of continuum mechanics. Without sacrificing rigor, the clear and simple mathematical derivations are made accessible to a large number of students with little or no previous background in solid or fluid mechanics. With the inclusion of more than 250 fully worked-out examples and 500 worked exercises, this book is certain to become a standard introductory text for students as well as an indispensable reference for professionals.
* Provides a clear and self-contained treatment of vectors, matrices, and tensors specifically tailored to the needs of continuum mechanics
* Develops the concepts and principles common to all areas in solid and fluid mechanics with a common notation and terminology
* Covers the fundamentals of elasticity theory and fluid mechanics
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|Size: ||42.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781483294681 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|