Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2010

600 Pages | 150 line, 30 halftone b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780198506256

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Elasticity and Geometry

From hair curls to the non-linear response of shells

Basile Audoly and Yves Pomeau

  • Covers a wide range of problems (rods, plates, shells) and applications
  • Accessible to readers without background in mechanics, minimal mathematical pre-requisites
  • Detailed, fully explicit solutions to practical problems
  • Rigorous mathematical arguments supported by an intuitive presentation
  • Can serve as an introduction to elasticity and nonlinear science