Accession Number : AD0616748

Title :   THERMODYNAMICS AND WAVE PROPAGATION.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE R I DIV OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Coleman,Bernard D. ; Gurtin,Morton E.

Report Date : APR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Some aspects of the classical theory of wave propagation in finitely deformed elastic materials are discussed. Recent extensions of the classical theory to materials with memory are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*THERMODYNAMICS, MECHANICAL WAVES), (*MECHANICAL WAVES, PROPAGATION), VISCOELASTICITY, HYSTERESIS, MATERIALS, STRESSES, TENSOR ANALYSIS, CONTINUUM MECHANICS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, FIELD THEORY, ENTROPY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE