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Mechanics of Solids and Materials by Vlado Lubarda, Robert Asaro

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PART 2: CONTINUUM MECHANICS

4 Kinematics of Continuum

4.1 Preliminaries

Let (x) be a scalar field which is a function of x1, x2, x3 (Fig. 4.1), i.e.,

(4.1)

Figure 4.1. A scalar field, (x).

The function is continuous if

(4.2)

The field ...

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