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Mechanics of deformable solids: questions of elasticity and plasticity, wave propagation, engineering, and topics in specific solids such as soils.

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WARNING: This map actually carries the data for a now-defunct predecessor area 73.

- 74A: Generalities, axiomatics, foundations of continuum mechanics of solids
- 74B: Elastic materials
- 74C: Plastic materials, materials of stress-rate and internal-variable type
- 74D: Materials of strain-rate type and history type, other materials with memory (including elastic materials with viscous damping, various viscoelastic materials)
- 74E: Material properties given special treatment
- 74F: Coupling of solid mechanics with other effects
- 74G: Equilibrium (steady-state) problems
- 74H: Dynamical problems
- 74J: Waves
- 74K: Thin bodies, structures
- 74L: Special subfields of solid mechanics
- 74M: Special kinds of problems
- 74N: Phase transformations in solids [See also 74A50, 80AXX, 82B26, 82C26]
- 74P: Optimization [See also 49QXX]
- 74Q: Homogenization, determination of effective properties
- 74R: Fracture and damage
- 74S: Numerical methods [See also 65-XX, 74G15, 74H15]

This area is a reorganization (new in 2000) of the former area 73

Browse all (old) classifications for this area at the AMS.

Dikmen, M.: "Theory of thin elastic shells", Surveys and Reference Works in Mathematics, 8. Pitman (Advanced Publishing Program), Boston, Mass.-London, 1982. 364 pp. ISBN 0-273-08431-3 MR84h:73035

Jenkins, Chris H.; Leonard, John W.: "Nonlinear dynamic response of membranes: state of the art", AMR 44 (1991), no. 7, 319--328. CMP1112398

Green, A. E.; Naghdi, P. M.: "A unified procedure for construction of theories of deformable media", Proc. Roy. Soc. London Ser. A 448 (1995), no. 1934, 335--388. MR96f:73004 I. Classical continuum physics. II. Generalized continua. III. Mixtures of interacting continua.

dell'Isola, F.; Rosa, L. "Outlooks in Saint Venant theory. II. Torsional rigidity, shear-stress 'and all that' in the torsion of cylinders with section of variable thickness", Arch. Mech. (Arch. Mech. Stos.) 48 (1996), no. 4, 753--763. MR97i:73020

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