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Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science Meccanica 37: 489–490, 2002. c 2002 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science Gerhard A. Holzapfel John Wiley & Sons, Chichester 2000. ISBN: 0-471-82319-8. LST. 75.00 (Cloth) The review of the book ‘Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science’by Gerhard A. Holzapfel is facilitated by his own preface, where both the aims and the approaches of the book are outlined, showing a clear overview of the material. Having agreed with these, the reviewer’s evaluation just requires a check of the consistency of the content, in addition to its quality and formal elegance. For a reader who likes to have a concise basis of criticism it is worthwhile to state that this book is really outstanding because it fills a space in the scientific literature for all those who want to master the essential principles and related mathematical tools that govern the nonlinear behaviour of solids. In the personal library of a scientist or of a scholarly student the book can be placed close to classical textbooks of solid mechanics such as those by Malvern or Gurtin, to which it is comparable in its approach and high level of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Meccanica Springer Journals

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science

Meccanica , Volume 37 (5) – Oct 4, 2004

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Physics; Classical Mechanics; Civil Engineering; Automotive Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
ISSN
0025-6455
eISSN
1572-9648
DOI
10.1023/A:1020843529530
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Abstract

Meccanica 37: 489–490, 2002. c 2002 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science Gerhard A. Holzapfel John Wiley & Sons, Chichester 2000. ISBN: 0-471-82319-8. LST. 75.00 (Cloth) The review of the book ‘Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering Science’by Gerhard A. Holzapfel is facilitated by his own preface, where both the aims and the approaches of the book are outlined, showing a clear overview of the material. Having agreed with these, the reviewer’s evaluation just requires a check of the consistency of the content, in addition to its quality and formal elegance. For a reader who likes to have a concise basis of criticism it is worthwhile to state that this book is really outstanding because it fills a space in the scientific literature for all those who want to master the essential principles and related mathematical tools that govern the nonlinear behaviour of solids. In the personal library of a scientist or of a scholarly student the book can be placed close to classical textbooks of solid mechanics such as those by Malvern or Gurtin, to which it is comparable in its approach and high level of

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Published: Oct 4, 2004

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