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Stress tensor

  • A. I. Lurie
  • Alexander Belyaev
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Part of the Foundations of Engineering Mechanics book series (FOUNDATIONS)

Abstract

A continuum is characterised by a mass dm=ρdτ contained in an elementary volume dτ. The proportionality factor ρ, referred to as the mass density, is assumed to be a continuous function of the coordinates of the material particles of the medium.

Keywords

Stress Tensor Volume Versus Surface Force Mass Force Virtual Displacement 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Lurie
  • Alexander Belyaev
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  1. 1.Dept. Mechanical and Control ProcessesSt. Petersburg Technical UniversitySt. Petersburg Russian Federation

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