On the Characterization of the Nonlinear Reduced Micromorphic Continuum with the Local Material Symmetry Group

  • Victor A. EremeyevEmail author
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 120)


Following the definition of the local material symmetry group for micromorphic media given in Eremeyev (2018), we discuss here the constitutive equations of the reduced micromorphic continuum introduced in Neff et al (2014). With this definition we demonstrate that the reduced micromorphic model can be characterized as a micromorphic subfluid that is an intermediate class between micromorphic solids and fluids.


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Author acknowledges the support of the Government of the Russian Federation (contract No. 14.Y26.31.0031).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Environmental EngineeringGdańsk University of TechnologyGdańskPoland
  2. 2.Research Institute for MechanicsNizhny Novgorod Lobachevsky State UniversityNizhny NovgorodRussia

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