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An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis

J. N. Reddy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198525295
eISBN:
9780191711671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525295.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents the theory and computer implementation of the finite element method as applied to nonlinear problems of heat transfer and similar field problems, fluid mechanics (flows of ... More


THE CASE FOR EDWARDSIAN RESEARCH IN SOLID MECHANICS: A SERMON

J. S. Langer

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0028
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Sam Edwards has very successfully brought new insights and methods of theoretical study to many areas of condensed matter physics where clear quantitative formation did not earlier exist. This ... More


Engineering Mechanics of Deformable Solids: A Presentation with Exercises

Sanjay Govindjee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199651641
eISBN:
9780191775017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651641.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book covers the essential elements of engineering mechanics for mechanical elements in tension-compression, torsion, and bending. Its approach emphasizes a fundamental bottom-up approach to the ... More


Particle motion

Eric M. Furst and Todd M. Squires

in Microrheology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199655205
eISBN:
9780191748004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655205.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The movement of colloidal particles in simple and complex fluids and viscoelastic solids is central to the microrheology endeavor. All microrheology experiments measure the resistance of a probe ... More


Practice All the Way Down

Peter Galison

in Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions at Fifty: Reflections on a Science Classic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226317038
eISBN:
9780226317175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317175.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the scientific practices behind Thomas S. Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions. By examining Kuhn’s civilian (solid state quantum theory) and wartime (WW II radar ... More


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