Equations of Continuum Thermodynamics

  • Alexander M. Puzrin
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Abstract

Before we move on to the constitutive modelling, there is an important issue to be considered. As we learned in Chapter 5, formulation of any boundary value problem in continuum mechanics is based on the following four components:
  • Motion (equilibrium);

  • Compatibility (geometry);

  • Constitutive relationships;

  • Initial and boundary conditions.

Keywords

Gibbs Free Energy Internal Energy Helmholtz Free Energy Constitutive Relationship Thermal Dissipation 
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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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