by Marian Ivan
Publisher: Samizdat Press 2008
Number of pages: 80
The course notes of Marian Ivan from the University of Bucharest, Romania, present some theoretical problems related to the Continuum Mechanics, of particular importance to Applied Geomechanics, Geological Engineering and Structural Geology. For example, the theory of plates and shells is discussed in detail. The book should be a complement to the books of George Backus and Brian Kennett.
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