The Effect of Pressure Upon the Elastic Parameters of Isotropic Solids, According to Murnaghan's Theory of Finite Strain

  1. Thomas J. Shankland and
  2. Jay D. Bass
  1. Francis Birch

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP026p0021

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

How to Cite

Birch, F. (1988) The Effect of Pressure Upon the Elastic Parameters of Isotropic Solids, According to Murnaghan's Theory of Finite Strain, in Elastic Properties and Equations of State (eds T. J. Shankland and J. D. Bass), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP026p0021

Author Information

  1. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902401

Online ISBN: 9781118664971

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Keywords:

  • Arbitrary hydrostatic compression;
  • Elastic parameters;
  • Isotropic solids;
  • Murnaghan's theory;
  • Potential energy function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Equations for Small Strains Superposed on an Arbitrary Hydrostatic Compression

  • Special form of Potential Energy Function

  • Comparison with Experiment