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The Notion of a Thermodynamic Process in Continua

  • G. Lebon
  • P. Perzyna
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 262)

Abstract

We consider a continuous medium B to be the bounded closed subset of the Euclidean space E3. In the theory of materials, the medium B is considered to be a differentiable manifold and is called a material space. However, for our purposes it is not necessery to use this notion. Our set B corresponds to the reference configuration of the medium.

Keywords

Accessibility Relation Reference Configuration Thermodynamic Process Differentiable Manifold Material Space 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Lebon
    • 1
  • P. Perzyna
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LiegeBelgium
  2. 2.Polish Academy of SciencesPoland

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