• Gérard A. MauginEmail author
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 214)


This epilogue briefly summarizes the foregoing essays while emphasizing the ways in which this critical perusal was approached, and what appears to be the large themes that received a special magnification and, perhaps, a biased presentation. It underlines the main breakthroughs as well as the secondary ones. It highlights the role of scientists who left essential prints in this history of scientific ideas. It finally outlines the observed timid beginnings of future theories of coupled fields in thermo-mechanics.


Nineteenth Century Virtual Power Mississippi River Rochelle Salt Mixed Attitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Jean Le Rond d’AlembertUniversité Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 05France

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