© 1982

Elastic Media with Microstructure I

One-Dimensional Models


Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 26)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 1-5
  3. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 6-75
  4. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 76-123
  5. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 124-193
  6. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 194-223
  7. Isaak A. Kunin
    Pages 224-272
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 273-294

About this book


Crystals and polycrystals,composites and polymers, grids and multibar systems can be considered as examples of media with microstructure. A characteristic feature of all such models is the existence of scale parameters which are connected with micro­ geometry or long-range interacting forces. As a result the corresponding theory must essentially be a nonlocal one. The book is devoted to a systematic investigation of effects of microstructure, inner degrees of freedom and nonlocality in elastic media. The propagation of linear and nonlinear waves in dispersive media, static problems, and the theory of defects are considered in detail. Much attention is paid to approximate models and limiting tran­ sitions to classical elasticity. The book can be considered as a revised and updated edition of the author's book under the same title published in Russian in 1975. The frrst volume presents a self-con­ tained theory of one-dimensional models. The theory of three-dimensional models will be considered in a forthcoming volume. The author would like to thank H. Lotsch and H. Zorsky who read the manuscript and offered many suggestions.


crystal degrees of freedom elasticity geometry polymer soliton structure

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Elastic Media with Microstructure I
  • Book Subtitle One-Dimensional Models
  • Authors I. A. Kunin
  • Series Title Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-11145-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-81750-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-81748-9
  • Series ISSN 0171-1873
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 296
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Classical Mechanics
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