• Peter Chen
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 72)


In these lectures, I shall restrict my discussions to the one dimensional motions of material bodies. This restriction is adopted mainly for the sake of convenience, in that I need not be bogged down with the vast expanse of notation so as to cloud the interesting features of the behaviour of waves in material bodies.


Material Point Deformation Gradient Reference Configuration Kinematical Condition Material Body 


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Chen
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  1. 1.Sandia Laboratories AlbuquerqueUSA

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