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Behavior of energies in strain gradient thermoelasticity of bodies with microtemperatures


In this study, we approach the strain gradient thermoelasticity of bodies with microtemperatures. We define the internal energy corresponding to an arbitrary solution of the mixed problem with boundary and initial values, considered in the context of strain gradient thermoelasticity of bodies with microtemperatures. The Cesaro means of different parts of the internal energy are considered. In our main result, we prove the asymptotic equipartition of the strain and kinetic energies, in the case \(t\rightarrow \infty \).

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Marin, M., Öchsner, A. & Vlase, S. Behavior of energies in strain gradient thermoelasticity of bodies with microtemperatures. Continuum Mech. Thermodyn. 33, 877–891 (2021).

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  • Strain gradient thermoelasticity
  • Microtemperature
  • Cesaro means
  • Equipartition
  • Strain energy
  • Kinetic energy