Strains

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
Chapter

Abstract

External forces acting on a non-rigid body cause changes in its shape and volume. These geometric changes are described using the strain tensor.

Keywords

Shear Strain Strain Tensor Representative Elementary Volume Initial Configuration Geometric Interpretation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
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  1. 1.Institute for Geotechnical EngineeringETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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