Hyperbolic balance laws in continuum phyisics

  • C. M. Dafermos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 98)


Constitutive Relation Smooth Solution Reference Configuration Strain Energy Function Admissible Solution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Dafermos
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  1. 1.Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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