Introduction to Continuum Mechanics
by David J. Raymond
Publisher: New Mexico Tech 1999
Number of pages: 142
This textbook develops the subject of continuum mechanics from the point of view of an applied physicist with interests in geophysics and astrophysics. The basic subjects covered, i. e., elastic bodies and Newtonian fluids, are central to the full spectrum of applications of continuum mechanics.
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by A.B. Clemens - International TextBook Company
The book is written in the simplest language possible, so as to make it readily understood by all students. Necessary technical expressions are clearly explained when introduced. Practical and accurate information is given in clear and concise form.
by James R. Rice - Harvard University
The application of the principles of mechanics to bulk matter is divided into the mechanics of fluids and the mechanics of solids. Solid mechanics is concerned with the stressing, deformation and failure of solid materials and structures.
by G. W. Housner, T. Vreeland Jr. - California Institute of Technology
The book for a course in the mechanics of deformable bodies for advanced undergraduate or first-year graduate students. It goes more deeply into the fundamentals and gives less emphasis to the design aspects of the subject.
by Madhukar Vable - Michigan Technological University
With strong practical examples and real-life engineering problems, the book promises to provide the skills and principles that students need to organize, integrate, and make sense of the flood of information in the world of modern engineering.