Introduction to the Invariant Formulation of Anisotropic Constitutive Equations

  • J. P. Boehler
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 292)


The aim of this Chapter is to present some elementary notion for non-specialists in the invariant formulation of anisotropic constitutive equations. Much of this Chapter is taken from [1].


Constitutive Equation Principal Direction Structural Tensor Orthotropic Material Invariance Group 
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    BOEHLER, J.P., Anisotropie Conférence Générale, 19ème Novembre 1984 (in print).Google Scholar
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    TRUESDELL, C. and NOLL, W., Handbuch der Physik, III/3, et Comportement Rhéologique des Matériaux, Colloque du Groupe Français de Rhéologie, The Non-Linear Field Theory of Mechanics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1965.Google Scholar
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    BOEHLER, J.P., Lois de Comportement Anisotrope des Milieux Continus, Journal de Mécanique, 17, 2 (1978): 153–190.MathSciNetGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Boehler
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GrenobleFrance

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