Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-28
  2. Continuum Damage Mechanics Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. George Z. Voyiadjis, Peter I. Kattan, Mohammed A. Yousef
      Pages 3-42
    3. George Z. Voyiadjis, Peter I. Kattan, Mohammed A. Yousef
      Pages 43-74
    4. George Z. Voyiadjis, Peter I. Kattan, Ziad N. Taqieddin
      Pages 75-110
  3. Damage for Disordered Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Florent Prunier, François Nicot, Richard Wan, Jérôme Duriez, Félix Darve
      Pages 137-169
    3. Michael P. Wnuk
      Pages 171-202
    4. Sohan Kale, Martin Ostoja-Starzewski
      Pages 203-238
    5. Antonio Rinaldi, Sreten Mastilovic
      Pages 305-337
  4. Damage in Crystalline Metals and Alloys

About this book


This authoritative reference provides comprehensive coverage of the topics of damage and healing mechanics. Computational modeling of constitutive equations is provided as well as solved examples in engineering applications. A wide range of materials that engineers may encounter are covered, including metals, composites, ceramics, polymers, biomaterials, and nanomaterials. The internationally recognized team of contributors employ a consistent and systematic approach, offering readers a user-friendly reference that is ideal for frequent consultation.

Handbook of Damage Mechanics: Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures is ideal for graduate students and faculty, researchers, and professionals in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science, and Engineering Mechanics.


Constitutive Modeling Continuum Damage Damage Model Discrete Modeling Healing Mechanics Nonlocal Damage Model Probabilistic Micromechanical Damage Mechanics Self-Healing Materials

Editors and affiliations

  • George Z. Voyiadjis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5588-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5589-9
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