By Konstantin Naumenko, Marcus Aßmus
This quantity provides a suite of contributions on complicated ways of continuum mechanics, that have been written to rejoice the sixtieth birthday of Prof. Holm Altenbach. The contributions are on subject matters with regards to the theoretical foundations for the research of rods, shells and 3-dimensional solids, formula of constitutive types for complicated fabrics, in addition to improvement of recent techniques to the modeling of wear and tear and fractures.
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46) cannot be expressed in terms of function arguments. This is due to a peculiarity of the spatial description in which the position vector r is unrelated to the evolution of matter and dr the velocity v(r, t) is an independent characteristic. Since = 0 and ∇r = I (I dt is the unit tensor), the equation relating the position vector and the velocity, v(r, t) ≡ dr δr r = + v(r, t) · ∇r δt dt (49) turns into an identity. Thus, the velocity v(r, t) is the primary quantity in the spatial description and all other quantities are expressed in terms of v(r, t).
Strain rates. Within the material description there are two gradient operators, ∇ in the reference configuration, and ∇ in the current configuration. It is easy to show that: ◦ ∇ d ◦ d = ∇, dt dt ∇ d d = ∇. dt dt (72) The spatial description deals with the gradient in the current configuration only. In the case of the fixed observation point we have ∇ d d = ∇, dt dt ∇ δr δr = ∇. δt δt (73) Nevertheless, for a moving observation point the gradient operator is not interchangeable neither with the material nor with the total derivative.
Neumann (1860), and closer to the Cosserats by Cellérier (1893). The second remark relates to the stability of equilibrium and the notions of “bifurcation” equilibrium and “limit” equilibrium of Poincaré. We must recall that the years 1890s are fruitful as regards questions of stability. This is particularly true of the works of Henri Poincaré with his marked interest in the stability of liquid The Cosserats’ Memoir of 1896 on Elasticity 41 masses in rotation, a subject also of interest to Paul Appell (1888) in his treatise on rational mechanics, and the original work by Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857–1918) with his Doctoral thesis (in Russian) on “The general problem of stability of motion” at Kharkov, Ukraine (Love 1892).
Advanced Methods of Continuum Mechanics for Materials and Structures by Konstantin Naumenko, Marcus Aßmus