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Deformation Analysis

  • Fridtjov IrgensEmail author
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Abstract

The word strain is used about local deformation in a material, i.e. deformation in the neighbourhood of a particle. Strain represents changes of the lengths of material line elements, the angles between material line elements, and the volumes of material volume elements.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyBergenNorway

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