Journal of Elasticity

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 109–111 | Cite as

Deformation produced by a simple tensile load in an isotropic elastic body

  • R. C. Batra
Research notes


It is shown that a simple tensile load produces a simple extension provided the empirical inequalities (Truesdell and Noll [1], eqn. 51.27) hold.


  1. [1]
    Truesdell, C. and W. Noll,The Non-Linear Field Theories of Mechanics, Handbuch der Physik III/3, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, Springer 1965.Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    Truesdell, C. and T. A. Toupin,The Classical Field Theories, Handbuch der Physik III/1, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, Springer 1960.Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    Truesdell, C., The Mechanical Foundations of Elasticity and Fluid dynamics,J. Rational Mech. Anal., 1 (1952) 125–300; Corrections and additions,ibid, 2. (1953) 593–616 and 3 (1954) 801. Reprint containing these and further corrections, with a new preface and appendices (1962), published asContinuum Mechanics I. New York, Gordon and Breach 1966.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Noordhoff International Publishing 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Batra
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Mechanics DepartmentUniversity of MissouriRollaUSA

Personalised recommendations