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Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics for Finite Element Analysis

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  • Date Published: April 2008
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  • isbn: 9780511389139

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  • The first edition of this successful text considered nonlinear geometrical behavior and nonlinear hyperelastic materials, and the numerics needed to model such phenomena. By presenting both nonlinear continuum analysis and associated finite element techniques in one, Bonet and Wood provide, in the new edition of this successful text, a complete, clear, and unified treatment of these important subjects. New chapters dealing with hyperelastic plastic behavior are included, and the authors have thoroughly updated the FLagSHyP program, freely accessible at www.flagshyp.com.

    • Second edition of well-received and successful graduate text on computational solid mechanics, updated and including two additional chapters dealing with large deformation elastoplastic behaviour of truss analysis and solid continua
    • The authors present nonlinear continuum mechanics using finite element methods with updated software package
    • Suitable for postgraduate teaching as well as for professionals needing a self-contained introduction
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    '… a unified introduction - can be recommended to postgraduate students and to researchers from mechanical, aerospace and civil engineering areas.' Zentralblatt für Mathematik und ihre Grenzgebiete

    'The authors have succeeded in writing an excellent textbook - the book is absolutely recommended directly to students and scientists in the field of solid mechanics at universities.' K. Schweizerhof, ZAMM

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: April 2008
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511389139
    • contains: 76 b/w illus. 47 exercises
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Mathematical preliminaries
    3. Analysis of three-dimensional truss structures
    4. Kinematics
    5. Stress and equilibrium
    6. Hyperelasticity
    7. Large elasto-plastic deformations
    8. Linearized equilibrium equations
    9. Discretization and solution
    10. Computer implementation
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics for Finite Element Analysis

    Javier Bonet, Richard D. Wood

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    Javier Bonet, Swansea University
    Javier Bonet is a Professor of Engineering and the Deputy Head of the School of Engineering at Swansea University, and a visiting professor at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Spain. He has extensive experience of teaching topics in structural mechanics, including large strain nonlinear solid mechanics, to undergraduate and graduate engineering students. He has been active in research in the area of computational mechanics for over 25 years and has written over 60 papers and over 70 conference contributions on many topics within the subject and given invited, keynote and plenary lectures at numerous international conferences.

    Richard D. Wood, Swansea University
    Richard D. Wood is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Civil and Computational Engineering Centre at Swansea University. He has over 20 years experience of teaching the course Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics for Finite Element Analysis at Swansea University, which he originally developed at the University of Arizona and also taught at IIT Roorkee, India and the Institute of Structural Engineering at the Technical University in Graz. Dr Wood's academic career has focused on finite element analysis, and he has written over 60 papers in international journals, and many chapter contributions, on topics related to nonlinear finite element analysis.

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