The Mechanics of Ribbons and Möbius Bands

  • Roger Fosdick
  • Eliot Fried

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Roger Fosdick, Eliot Fried
    Pages 1-2
  3. Sören Bartels, Peter Hornung
    Pages 113-136
  4. Julien Chopin, Vincent Démery, Benny Davidovitch
    Pages 137-189
  5. Maureen Edwards, Alexander Gerhardt-Bourke, James McCoy, Glen Wheeler, Valentina-Mira Wheeler
    Pages 191-211
  6. Efi Efrati
    Pages 251-261
  7. Chun-Chi Lin, Yang-Kai Lue, Hartmut R. Schwetlick
    Pages 263-291

About this book


Recent developments in biology and nanotechnology have stimulated a rapidly growing interest in the mechanics of thin, flexible ribbons and Mobius bands.

This edited volume contains English translations of four seminal papers on this topic, all originally written in German; of these, Michael A. Sadowsky published the first in 1929, followed by two others in 1930, and Walter Wunderlich published the last in 1962.

The volume also contains invited, peer-reviewed, original research articles on related topics.

Previously published in the Journal of Elasticity, Volume 119, Issue 1-2, 2015.


Dimensional Reduction Elasticity Geometry and Mechanics Michael A.Sadowsky Moebius bands Thin, Flexible Structural Elements Walter Wunderlich

Editors and affiliations

  • Roger Fosdick
    • 1
  • Eliot Fried
    • 2
  1. 1.Aeropsace Engineering and MechanicsUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Okinawa Institute of Science and Technol Mathematical Soft Matter UnitOkinawaJapan

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