Über den Autor
Antonio Romano has been the author or co-author of numerous books on mechanics and Mathematica and he has taught courses in mechanics for 35 years at "Il Fredrico" University in Naples. Addolorata Marasco is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She received her PhD in 2003 in Applied Mathematics and Informatics.
1 Elements of Linear Algebra.- 2 Vector Analysis.- 3 Finite and Infinitesimal Deformations.- 4 Kinematics.- 5 Balance Equations.- 6 Constitutive Equations.- 7 Symmetry Groups: Solids and Fluids.- 8 Wave Propagation.- 9 Fluid Mechanics.- 10 Linear Elasticity.- 11 Other Approaches to Thermodynamics.- 12 Fluid Dynamics and Meteorology.- 13 Fluid Dynamics and Navigation.- A Brief Introduction to Weak Solutions.- References.- Index.
Strikes a balance between fundamentals and applications
Requisite mathematical background carefully collected in two introductory chapters and two appendices
Readers gain the mathematical tools to effectively solve problems in continuum mechanics
Interdisciplinary applications will appeal to a broad range of students and professionals
Includes significant applications to areas such as porous media, electromagnetic fields and phase transitions