Tensors in mechanics and elasticity / Leon Brillouin ; translated from the French by Robert O. Brennan.

New York : Academic Press, 1964.

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Standard Title Tenseurs en mécanique et en élasticité. English
Subjects Calculus of tensors.
Quantum theory.
Series Engineering physics ; v. 2.
Description xviii, 478 pages : illustrations, diagrams ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page xviii) and index.
Contents General remarks and first examples -- Vector geometry, definition of tensors -- Pseudo-tensors in vector geometry; tensor densities and capacities -- The principal differential operators in vector geometry -- Postulate of parallel displacement; covariant derivative in affine geometry -- Metric geometry, Riemann space -- Differential operators and the covariant derivative in metric geometry -- The application of Riemann geometries to analytical mechanics -- The transition to wave mechanics -- Elasticity -- Elastic waves in solids -- Quantum theory of the solid state.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)536671
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WorldCat Identities Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969.
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