Accession Number : AD0642132

Title :   A THERMODYNAMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ELASTIC-PLASTIC CONTINUA,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DIV OF APPLIED MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Green,A. E. ; Naghdi,P. M.

Report Date : JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : A general thermodynamical development of elastic-plastic continua for non-polar media is presented in which the plastic strain is not necessarily a symmetric tensor. Alternative, but entirely equivalent, developments of the theory are outlined and some special cases are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONTINUUM MECHANICS, *THERMODYNAMICS), (*ELASTIC PROPERTIES, THERMODYNAMICS), (*PLASTIC PROPERTIES, THERMODYNAMICS), NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, STRAIN(MECHANICS), STRESSES, DEFORMATION

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE