The tensor components of finite strain, like the tensor components of infinitesimal strain, are simply nine numbers that characterize the state of strain at a point.
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Notes and References
- The terms (though not necessarily the symbols) for the finite strain and deformation tensors used here follow Malvern (1969, pp. 158–161) and Mase (1970, pp. 81–82). A wide variety of other terms, and numerous different symbols, are also in use for these quantities.Google Scholar
- Equations 21.5–21.8 of the present book correspond to Equations 4.5.11a, 4.5.11b, and 4.5.7 of Malvern (1969).Google Scholar
- Equations 21.5 and 21.6 give the complete and exact values of the components of the finite strain tensors (Malvern, 1969, p. 161).Google Scholar
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