Book 2008

Physics of Asymmetric Continuum: Extreme and Fracture Processes

Earthquake Rotation and Soliton Waves

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ISBN: 978-3-540-68354-4 (Print) 978-3-540-68360-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Introduction to Asymmetric Continuum and Experimental Evidence of Rotation Motions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      Introduction to Asymmetric Continuum: Fundamental Point Deformations

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      Chapter

      Pages 17-47

      Measurement of Short-Period Weak Rotation Signals

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-66

      Buildings as Sources of Rotational Waves

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-76

      Two-Pendulum Systems for Measuring Rotations

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      Chapter

      Pages 77-82

      Theory and Observations: Some Remarks on Rotational Motions

  3. Continuum with Defect Densities and Asymmetry of Fields

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-93

      Field Invariant Representation: Dirac Tensors

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-109

      Asymmetric Continuum: Standard Theory

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      Chapter

      Pages 111-122

      Fracture Processes: Spin and Twist-Shear Coincidence

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      Chapter

      Pages 123-136

      Inplane and Antiplane Fracturing in a Multimode Random Sequence

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      Chapter

      Pages 137-161

      10 Charged Dislocations and Various Sources of Electric Field Excitation

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      Chapter

      Pages 163-169

      Friction and Fracture Induced Anisotropy: Asymmetric Stresses

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      Chapter

      Pages 171-174

      Asymmetric Fluid Dynamics: Extreme Phenomena

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      Chapter

      Pages 175-186

      Fracture Band Thermodynamics

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      Chapter

      Pages 187-191

      Interaction Asymmetric Continuum Theory

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-208

      Fracture Physics Based on a Soliton Approach

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      Chapter

      Pages 209-218

      Canonical Approach to Asymmetric Continua

  4. Deformations in Riemannian Geometry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Chapter

      Pages 221-248

      Continuum Theory of Defects: Advanced Approaches

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      Chapter

      Pages 249-272

      Spinors and Torsion in a Riemann-Cartan Approach to Elasticity with a Continuous Defect Distribution and Analogies to the Einstein-Cartan Theory of Gravitation

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      Chapter

      Pages 273-284

      Twistors as Spin and Twist Solitons

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      Chapter

      Pages 285-293

      Potentials in Asymmetric Continuum: Approach to Complex Relativity