Elastic Medium with Random Fields of Inhomogeneities

  • Isaak A. Kunin
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 44)


In this chapter the method of the effective field is applied to solve problems for composites and cracked solids. Under the assumption of a random change of the effective field from one particle to another the formulae for the first and second moments of random stress-strain fields are presented.


Point Defect Random Field Elastic Medium Effective Field Elliptic Crack 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isaak A. Kunin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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