By P. Podio-Guidugli
I are looking to thank R. L. Fosdick, M. E. Gurtin and W. O. Williams for his or her particular feedback of the manuscript. I additionally thank F. Davi, M. Lembo, P. Nardinocchi and M. Vianello for invaluable feedback triggered through their examining of 1 or one other of the numerous prior drafts, from 1988 so far. because it has taken me see you later to carry this writing to its current shape, many different colleagues and scholars have episodically provided helpful reviews and stuck errors: a listing may probability to be incomplete, yet i'm heartily thankful to all of them. ultimately, I thank V. Nicotra for skillfully reworking my hand sketches into book-quality figures. P. PODIO-GUIDUGLI Roma, April 2000 magazine of Elasticity fifty eight: 1-104,2000. 1 P. Podio-Guidugli, A Primer in Elasticity. © 2000 Kluwer educational Publishers. bankruptcy I pressure 1. Deformation. Displacement allow eight be a three-d Euclidean area, and permit V be the vector house linked to eight. We distinguish some degree p E eight either from its place vector p(p):= (p-o) E V with appreciate to a selected beginning zero E eight and from any triplet (~1, ~2, ~3) E R3 of coordinates that we might use to label p. additionally, we endow V with the standard internal product constitution, and orient it in a single of the 2 attainable manners. It then is smart to contemplate the interior product a .
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