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Solid Mechanics

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Mechanics of Breathing

  1. Theodore A. Wilson

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030303

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Wilson, T. A. 2011. Solid Mechanics. Comprehensive Physiology. 35–39.

Author Information

  1. Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Continuum Description of Forces within the Lung: Stress
  • 2
    Boundary Conditions
  • 3
    Nonuniform Deformation: Displacement and Strain
  • 4
    Constitutive Equations
  • 5
    Methods of Problem Solving
  • 6
    Linear Elasticity
  • 7
    Two Elementary Deformations