3. Continuous Medium Deformation Rate

  1. Kaplan S. Basniev1,
  2. Nikolay M. Dmitriev1 and
  3. George V. Chilingar2

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118533628.ch3

Mechanics of Fluid Flow

Mechanics of Fluid Flow

How to Cite

Basniev, K. S., Dmitriev, N. M. and Chilingar, G. V. (2012) Continuous Medium Deformation Rate, in Mechanics of Fluid Flow, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118533628.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas, Russia

  2. 2

    University of Southern California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118385067

Online ISBN: 9781118533628



  • continuous medium deformation rate;
  • deformation velocity;
  • Helmholtz theorem;
  • tensor surface;
  • velocity circulation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Small Particle Deformation Rate. Helmholtz Theorem

  • Tensor of the Deformation Velocity

  • Physical Meaning of the Deformation Velocity Tensor Components

  • Tensor Surface of a Symmetric Second-Rank Tensor

  • Velocity Circulation. Potential Motion of the Liquid