This section contains free e-books 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
| 89 Pages
This 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, Stress-Strain Relations, Equations of linear
elasticity, mechanical theory, Some elementary two-dimensional solutions and
Equations of finite deformation.
Lecture Notes on Solid MechanicsPradeep GuduruOnline
| NA Pages
This 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 elastic-plastic materials and Failure
modes in solid mechanics.
Elements of ElasticityiMechanica.orgPDF
| 18 Pages
note covers the following topics: method of continuum mechanics, Displacement,
Strain, Theory of Elasticity in a Nutshell, Linear Elasticity and Spherical
Engineering Visco Elasticity (PDF 37p)David RoylancePDF
| 37 Pages
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
This 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
| 305 Pages
This textbook is intended to introduce engineering graduate students to
the essentials of modern Continuum Mechanics.It covers the following topics: One-Dimensional Continuum Mechanics, Kinematics of Motion, Equations of Balance,
Models of Material Behavior and Materials with Internal State Variables.
Large deformation kinematics (PDF 66p)Rebecca
| 66 Pages
This book covers the following topics: What is deformation, The
deformation gradient, Homogenous deformations, Constructing the deformation
gradient using dyads, Polar decomposition, Strain , Example: non-rotational
deformations and Axisymmetric deformations.