Describing Quantities of Continua

  • Dieter Besdo
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 65)


Tensors are denoted in different manners. Therefore, it seems to be necessary to give a short introduction into the denotation which will be used in the next sub-section. We will use the normal tensor notation for the description of COSSERAT- continua, whereas Professor LIPPMANN used unit base vectors. The difference will be pointed out at the end of sect. 4. 2.


Covariant Derivative Transformation Rule Volume Force Virtual Displacement Pure Rotation 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter Besdo
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  1. 1.Technical University of BrunswickGermany

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