Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

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Naghdi, Paul Mansour

  • James CaseyEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-53605-6_124-1

Paul M. Naghdi (*March 29, 1924, Tehran, Iran; †July 9, 1994, Berkeley, California, USA) was an engineering scientist and professor. He made fundamental contributions to continuum mechanics, especially in the areas of shell theory, plasticity, fluid sheets, Cosserat continua, and continuum thermodynamics. (An extensive biography, with a list of Naghdi’s publications, may be found in Casey and Crochet (1995), pp. S3–S47.)

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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany