Chapter 11. Continuum Mechanics

  1. Tom A. Waigh

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch11

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

How to Cite

Waigh, T. A. (2007) Continuum Mechanics, in Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch11

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017173

Online ISBN: 9780470513156

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Keywords:

  • fibrous composites and cellular solids;
  • anisotropic nanostructured materials;
  • bulk modulus;
  • isotropic elastic material;
  • layered composite material;
  • cross-linked semi-flexible polymers;
  • high flexural and torsional stiffness;
  • Helicoidal structures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Structural Mechanics

  • Composites

  • Foams

  • Fracture

  • Morphology

  • Further Reading

  • Tutorial Questions