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On the equilibrium of elastic circular discs under the influence of stresses applied at points of their circumference and acting in their plane.
A study of the new integral equations of the plane theory of Èlasticity.
On the problem of equilibrium of a rigid stamp on the boundary of an elastic half-plane in the presence of friction.
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 Theory of Elasticity, Third Edition: Volume 7 (Theoretical Physics, Vol 7)
A comprehensive textbook covering not only the ordinary theory of the deformation of solids, but also some topics not usually found in textbooks on the subject, such as thermal conduction and viscosity in solids.
Timoshenko is a Russian genious scientist/engineer who has credits in theory of elasticity and vibration analysis.
I was looking for something similar to Timoshenko's "Theory of Elasticity." This was not it.
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  Measuring Happenstance: David Rusk's City Elasticity Hypothesis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All 25 of the hyper elasticity (Quintile 5) metropolitan areas is in the South and West.
As a result, in elastic cities there is the greater potential for masking the social and economic characteristics that are typical of core areas.
If it were true that city elasticity produced superior economic and social results, then it would seem reasonable to believe that the best performance would be achieved in metropolitan areas where the central cities accounted for a higher percentage of the population.
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  Cosserat elasticity; micropolar elasticity
Predictive power of Cosserat elasticity is illustrated by the fact the correct strain distribution is predicted assuming the characteristic lengths obtained from size effect studies.
The applicability of Cosserat or micropolar elasticity to cellular solids and fibrous composite materials is considered as is the application of related generalized continuum theories.
The applicability of Cosserat elasticity to cellular solids and fibrous composite materials is considered as is the application of related generalized continuum theories.
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  Elasticity -- from Eric Weisstein's Encyclopedia of Scientific Books
Elasticity and Plasticity: The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and The Mathematical Theory of Plasticity.
Landau, L.D. and Lifschitz, E.M. Theory of Elasticity, 3rd rev. enl.
A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials, from Galilei to Lord Kelvin, 2 vols.
www.ericweisstein.com /encyclopedias/books/Elasticity.html   (422 words)

  
 Solid mechanics - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Solid mechanics (also known as the theory of elasticity) is a branch of physics, which governs the response of solid material to applied stress (e.g., external forces).
Elastic -- a material has a rest shape and its shape departs away from the rest shape due to stress.
A spring obeying Hooke's law is a one-dimensional linear version of a general elastic body.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Theory_of_elasticity   (285 words)

  
 240-801 Applied Elasticity
The Theory of Elasticity is a model that is used to predict the stresses, strains, and displacements in materials that result under the action of applied forces.
The first several topics of the course is intended to familiarize students with the Theory of Elasticity, with emphasis on the understanding on the notions of stress, strain, and their governing equations – including the assumptions under which the equations are valid.
The remaining topics will focus on applying the governing equations of elasticity toward modeling and solving specific problems.
www.uwm.edu /~cpapa/elasticity.html   (503 words)

  
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Applied Elasticity which involves concepts and mathematical theory of Elasticity focuses on the nature of approaches and their applications in engineering and points out the mode of thinking in analyzing problems as well as the proper way to solve them.
Applied Elasticity expands coverage of Mechanics of Materials theory; three dimensional stress and strain transformations, strain energy in structural members, analysis of thin and thick walled cylinders, application of strain energy methods to beams may be successfully applied to realistic problems.
The course fills the gap between the mechanics of materials and the mathematical theory of elasticity focusing on the nature of the approaches and their applications in engineering and points out the mode of thinking in analyzing problems as well as the proper way to solve them.
www.eng.usf.edu /~kaw/class/elasticity/elasticityessay.htm   (5889 words)

  
 Chapter 7: Markets--Putting it All Together
Attempts to actually measure price elasticity of demand for different goods do not always bear out this presumption; the demand for cigarettes, for example, which are usually thought of as luxuries (and sinful ones at that--hence the object of "sin taxes"), seems to be relatively inelastic.
Elasticities of both supply and demand are usually greater in the long run than in the short.
High elasticity implies high excess burden, so the excess burden of a tax is likely to become larger, relative to the amount collected, as time goes on.
www.daviddfriedman.com /Academic/Price_Theory/PThy_Chapter_7/PThy_Chapter_7.html   (10565 words)

  
 Springer Online Reference Works
Outside the base of the stamp coming into contact with the elastic body, the boundary conditions on the latter can be given arbitrarily from a number of admissible ones, while on the part underneath the stamp, the boundary conditions are stated in accordance with the nature of contact.
These methods are close to one another and in the planar case, in the final event, reduce to a method of conjugation of piecewise-holomorphic functions (the method of the Riemann–Hilbert problem), by means of which the contact problems are solved in quadratures.
The problem of contact of two elastic bodies in the three-dimensional case was first posed and solved by H.
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 CSE Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is well known fact that traditional theory of elasticity is inadequate for solving main engineering problems.
The new non-linear theory of elasticity allows one to determine the actual individual limit of elasticity/failure of a structure using the simple non-destructive method of measurement of deformation on the model of a structure while presently it can be done only with a destructive test for each structure.
The new Non-linear theory of elasticity is a foundation of structural design in 21st century.
www.cseforum.net /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=72&ARCHIVE=   (206 words)

  
 5.2.1 Elasticity Theory, Energy and Forces
The theory of elasticity is quite difficult just for simple homogeneous media (no crystal), and even more difficult for crystals with dislocations - because the dislocation core cannot be treated with the linear approximations always used when the math gets tough.
The first element of elasticity theory is to define the displacement field u(x,y,z), where u is a vector that defines the displacement of atoms or, since we essentially consider a continuum, the displacement of any point P in a strained body from its original (unstrained) position to the position P' in the strained state.
A material under strain contains elastic energy - it is just the sum of the energy it takes to move atoms off their equilibrium position at the bottom of the potential well from the binding potential.
www.dial.tf.uni-kiel.de /matwis/amat/def_en/kap_5/backbone/r5_2_1.html   (1682 words)

  
 Elasticity and Geomechanics - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a highly illustrated and user-friendly format, it provides a thorough grounding in the linear theory of elasticity and an understanding of the applications, for upper level students in civil engineering and engineering geology.
The first two chapters present a basic framework of the theory of elasticity and describe test procedures for the determination of elastic parameters for soils.
The book concludes with a sequence of appendices designed to provide the interested student with details of elasticity theory which are peripheral to the main text.
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521495067   (178 words)

  
 The Book Pl@ce: Title Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a highly illustrated and user-friendly format, it provides a thorough grounding in the linear theory of elasticity and an understanding of the applications, for upper level students in civil engineering and engineering geology.
The first two chapters present a basic framework of the theory of elasticity and describe test procedures for the determination of elastic parameters for soils.
The book concludes with a sequence of appendices designed to provide the interested student with details of elasticity theory which are peripheral to the main text.
www.bookends.co.uk /bookplace/display.asp?K=180695014454000&m=9&dc=14&mw=1&st_01=Selvadurai&sf_01=CAUTHOR   (145 words)

  
 Wu's cemm 430 Web
CEMM 430 and 530 (THEORY OF ELASTICITY I and II) are still being revised to broaden their traditional concentration on only mechanical cause and effect to include incompatible deformations brought about by the movements of atoms in solids.
Focusing on mechanical cause and effect alone, elasticity has gradually evolved into a sophisticated mathematical theory that is also amendable to powerful numerical algorithms that are capable of solving practically all realistic problems, as long as the dimensions in question are not too small.
There is definitely a need for elasticity to move from the world of large structures to the materials space of reduced dimensions.
www.uic.edu /classes/cemm/cemm430cwu   (637 words)

  
 Two-Dimensional Problems in Elasticity > Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1.1, the approaches in widespread use for determining the influence of applied loads on elastic bodies are the mechanics of materials or elementary theory (also known as technical theory) and the theory of elasticity.
On the other hand, the method of elasticity does not rely on a prescribed deformation mode and deals with the general equations to be satisfied by a body in equilibrium under any external force system.
The theory of elasticity is preferred when critical design constraints such as minimum weight, minimum cost, or high reliability dictate more exact treatment or when prior experience is limited and intuition does not serve adequately to supply the needed simplifications with any degree of assurance.
www.informit.com /articles/article.asp?p=31943   (419 words)

  
 5.2.1 Elasticity Theory, Energy and Forces
The theory of elasticity is quite difficult just for simple homogeneous media (no crystal), and even more difficult for crystals with dislocations - because the dislocation core cannot be treated with the linear approximations always used when the math gets tough.
The first element of elasticity theory is to define the displacement field u(x,y,z), where u is a vector that defines the displacement of atoms or, since we essentially consider a continuum, the displacement of any point P in a strained body from its original (unstrained) position to the position P' in the strained state.
A material under strain contains elastic energy - it is just the sum of the energy it takes to move atoms off their equilibrium position at the bottom of the potential well from the binding potential.
www.tf.uni-kiel.de /matwis/amat/def_en/kap_5/backbone/r5_2_1.html   (1682 words)

  
 V. Kupradze. Curriculum Vitae
Theory of partial differential equations and integral equations, mathematical physics, theory of elasticity, applied mathematics.
To the theory of integral equations with the integral in the sense of the Cauchy principal value.
On the fundamental existence theorems of the spatial theory of elasticity.
www.rmi.acnet.ge /person/kupradze   (1542 words)

  
 Alibris: elasticity
Comprehensive, accessible, and LOGICAL-an outstanding treatment of elasticity in engineering mechanics Arthur Boresi and Ken Chong's Elasticity in Engineering Mechanics has been prized by many aspiring and practicing engineers as an easy-to-navigate guide to an area of engineering science that is fundamental to aeronautical, civil, and mechanical...
Readable survey of the theoretical core of the propagation of waves in solids offers a concise account of the classical theory, considers how this theory has been extended to solids that are not perfectly elastic, and summarizes important experimental work.
A history of the theory of elasticity and of the strength of materials, from Galilei to Lord Kelvin.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/elasticity   (746 words)

  
 Governing Equations of Elasticity
Often in solving elasticity problems, you need to algebraically manipulate the governing equations of the theory of elasticity.
In addition, because the equations of the theory of elasticity tend to become complicated, long, and consequently prone to error in manipulations, performing analyses in Mathematica increases efficiency and correctness.
The focus of this chapter is on the governing equations of the linearized theory of elasticity in three types of coordinate systems, namely, Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates.
documents.wolfram.com /applications/structural/GoverningEquationsofElasticity.html   (1447 words)

  
 TRUTON - The Rational Unified Theory Of Nature
A highly developed mathematical theory on "perfect" elastic fluids exists and that theory is the bedrock for the corresponding mathematical theory since we indeed will assume, and postulate if you will, that the xenofluid is that mathematical idealization of a "perfect" elastic, unstructured substance.
In a "pure" mathematical theory or model there is no need to check on the Physics "behind" but in a theory of Nature this check must be mandatory at every single stage, and particularly at the primordial or axiomatic stage where various postulates or hypotheses are being formulated.
Unlike Mathematics where we can begin a theory with axioms that postulates certain things that may not conform with the physical reality around us or with our ordinary common sense, in a physical theory of Nature this is not permissible if we ever hope to build a rational theory of Nature.
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 A New Theorem in the Classical Theory of Elasticity
A New Theorem in the Classical Theory of Elasticity
WE have found that the solutions of all problems concerning the equilibrium of isotropic solids in the classical theory of elasticity may be simply transformed so as to yield solutions to corresponding problems for certain anisotropic solids.
Love, A. The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity", 160 (4th edit.).
www.nature.com /nature/journal/v169/n4309/abs/169926a0.html   (83 words)

  
 Research Details | Retirement Research Center | University of Michigan
This research derives a theory of retirement that views retirement as a special type of labor supply decision.
The theory is tractable analytically, and therefore well-suited for analyzing proposals that affect Social Security.
Individuals who are relatively buffered from the change—because they are wealthier or because they are younger and therefore can more easily increase saving to offset the cut in benefits—will have smaller changes in their retirement ages.
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 How to find errors in finite-element models
The term mathematical model refers to a theory such as the theory of elasticity, the Reissner theory of plates, or deformation theory of plasticity, and to the information that defines the problem - geometric descriptions, material properties, as well as constraints and loading.
For example, a model based on the linear theory of elasticity is a special case of a model that accounts for geometric or material nonlinearities, or both.
The elastic, perfectly plastic material should be replaced with a more realistic model along with assumptions of geometric linearity (small strains and displacements) and more realistic support conditions.
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 book mathematical theory of elasticity, applied maths, maths for engineers, theoretic mechanics and dynamics, lavoisier ...
This book is devoted to the classical theory of linear elasticity in which both the elastostatics and elastodynamics are discussed.
The theory is presented in a modern continuum mechanics setting using direct notation as well as cartesian co-ordinates.
The book provides new general theorems and applications of elasticity that are complementary to the classical results such as: 3D Compatibility Related Variational Principle of Elastostatics, Pure Stress Treatment of Elastodynamics, Tensorial Classification of Elastic Waves and the Stress Energy Partition Formula for the Classical surface-wave in a semi-space.
www.lavoisier.fr /notice/gb404423.html   (261 words)

  
 TRUTON - The Rational Unified Theory Of Nature
A highly developed mathematical theory on "perfect" elastic fluids exists and that theory is the bedrock for the corresponding mathematical theory since we indeed will assume, and postulate if you will, that the xenofluid is that mathematical idealization of a "perfect" elastic, unstructured substance.
In a "pure" mathematical theory or model there is no need to check on the Physics "behind" but in a theory of Nature this check must be mandatory at every single stage, and particularly at the primordial or axiomatic stage where various postulates or hypotheses are being formulated.
Unlike Mathematics where we can begin a theory with axioms that postulates certain things that may not conform with the physical reality around us or with our ordinary common sense, in a physical theory of Nature this is not permissible if we ever hope to build a rational theory of Nature.
www.naturequest.net /truton/-Parts/3_Xenofluid.html   (883 words)

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