Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers
by Ray M. Bowen
Publisher: Springer 2007
Number of pages: 305
This textbook is intended to introduce engineering graduate students to the essentials of modern Continuum Mechanics. The objective of an introductory course is to establish certain classical continuum models within a modern framework. The book is essentially self contained and should be suitable for self study.
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