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Inhomogeneities in Materially Uniform Simple Bodies

  • Walter Noll

Abstract

Many physical characteristics of continuously distributed matter are local in the sense that they pertain to individual material points and their immediate neighborhoods, rather than to a body as a whole. Examples of such local characteristics are: elastic response, viscosity, heat capacity, electrical conductivity, magnetic response, optical refraction, chemical composition, color.

Keywords

Material Point Tensor Field Spatial Vector Simple Body Gradient Versus 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Noll
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsCarnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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