Background Results on Elasticity and Conductivity

  • Mark Kachanov
  • Igor Sevostianov
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 249)


This chapter summarizes the background material on linear elasticity and conductivity that is used throughout the book. It includes less traditional material on approximate symmetries of the elastic properties and on multipole expansions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTufts UniversityMedfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringNew Mexico State UniversityLas CrucesUSA

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