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By J. N. Reddy

This textbook on continuum mechanics displays the trendy view that scientists and engineers may be informed to imagine and paintings in multidisciplinary environments. A path on continuum mechanics introduces the elemental ideas of mechanics and prepares scholars for complex classes in conventional and rising fields resembling biomechanics and nanomechanics. this article introduces the most options of continuum mechanics easily with wealthy helping examples yet doesn't compromise mathematically in offering the invariant shape in addition to part kind of the fundamental equations and their functions to difficulties in elasticity, fluid mechanics, and warmth move. The ebook is perfect for complex undergraduate and starting graduate scholars. The ebook positive aspects: derivations of the elemental equations of mechanics in invariant (vector and tensor) shape and specializations of the governing equations to numerous coordinate platforms; a variety of illustrative examples; chapter-end summaries; and workout difficulties to check and expand the certainty of options presented.

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