Review of Relevant Continuum Mechanics

  • Anne M. Robertson
Part of the Oberwolfach Seminars book series (OWS, volume 37)


In this chapter we review the basic continuum mechanics at the foundation of the technical material in this book. Readers interested in further information are referred to monographs on this subject including [65], [10], [27], [21], [22], [32], [61], and [59].


Shear Rate Simple Shear Cauchy Stress Tensor Deborah Number Capillary Rheometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne M. Robertson
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Center for Vascular Remodeling and Regeneration (CVRR)University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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