

This section contains free ebooks and guides on Continuum Mechanics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.




J. R. Rice, Solid Mechanics (pdf 84p)James
R. RicePDF  89 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Concepts of stress, strain and
elasticity, Beams, columns, plates, shells, Elasticity, general theory, Waves,
Stress concentrations and fracture, Linear and Angular Momentum Principles,
Geometry of Deformation, StressStrain Relations, Equations of linear
elasticity, mechanical theory, Some elementary twodimensional solutions and
Equations of finite deformation.
 Lecture Notes on Solid MechanicsPradeep GuduruOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Mathematical background, Stress in a solid, Strain in a solid, Mechanical
Behavior of Solids, Boundary value problems for linear elastic solids, Variational methods for elastic solids, The finite element method for numerical
analyses, Boundary value problems for elasticplastic materials and Failure
modes in solid mechanics.
 Elements of ElasticityiMechanica.orgPDF  18 Pages  EnglishThis
note covers the following topics: method of continuum mechanics, Displacement,
Strain, Theory of Elasticity in a Nutshell, Linear Elasticity and Spherical
Coordinates.
 Engineering Visco Elasticity (PDF 37p)David RoylancePDF  37 Pages  EnglishThis
note covers the following topics: Molecular Mechanisms, Mathematical Models for Linear Viscoelastic Response, The
Boltzman Superposition Integral, Viscoelastic Stress Analysis.
 Introduction to Continuum MechanicsP.M HaghdiPDF  203 Pages  EnglishThis book covers the following
topics: Kinematics, Conservation Laws and some related results, Examples of
constitutive equations and applications, Inviscid and viscous fluids and
nonlinear and linear solids.
 Lecture Notes for a Course on Continuum Mechanics  Introduction To Continuum Mechanics Revised Edition [pdf 305p]Ray
M. BowenPDF  305 Pages  EnglishThis textbook is intended to introduce engineering graduate students to
the essentials of modern Continuum Mechanics.It covers the following topics: OneDimensional Continuum Mechanics, Kinematics of Motion, Equations of Balance,
Models of Material Behavior and Materials with Internal State Variables.
 Large deformation kinematics (PDF 66p)Rebecca
M. BrannonPDF  66 Pages  EnglishThis book covers the following topics: What is deformation, The
deformation gradient, Homogenous deformations, Constructing the deformation
gradient using dyads, Polar decomposition, Strain , Example: nonrotational
deformations and Axisymmetric deformations.









