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Tensors

  • Konstantin VolokhEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

In this chapter we introduce the concept of tensors which are the language of mechanics. Books are written on this topic and a newcomer might be interested in consulting the literature in advance. Nevertheless, all information about tensors necessary for understanding this book is collected bellow. We were not generous in choosing the information and we avoided any storage of results from tensor analysis which were not directly applicable to the problems considered in the present book.

References

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  3. Malvern LE (1969) Introduction to the mechanics of a continuous medium. Prentice-Hall, Englewood CliffsGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Environmental EngineeringTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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