Balance Laws

  • Alain Goriely
Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 45)


We adopt the view that growth is modeled by a multiplicative decomposition of the deformation gradient from an unstressed configuration to the reference configuration through a virtual state suitable to describe the stress at each material point.

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© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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