The Many Roles of Viscosity in Solid Mechanics

  • Stuart S. Antman


This paper describes how the strong dissipative mechanism in viscoelastic solids of strain-rate type plays a crucial role in a wide variety of problems.


Global Attractor Longitudinal Motion Viscoelastic Layer Hopf Bifurcation Theorem Total Compression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart S. Antman
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, and Institute for Systems ResearchUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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