Exploring recent developments in continuum mechanics, Configurational Forces: Thermomechanics, Physics, Mathematics, and Numerics presents the general framework for configurational forces. It also covers a range of applications in engineering and condensed matter physics. The author presents the fundamentals of accepted standard continuum mechanics

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 2|36 pages

Standard Continuum Mechanics

chapter 3|30 pages

Eshelbian Mechanics for Elastic Bodies

chapter 4|34 pages

Field Theory

chapter 7|42 pages

Discontinuities and Eshelby Stress

chapter 8|42 pages

Singularities and Eshelby Stress

chapter 9|34 pages

Generalized Continua

chapter 10|44 pages

Systems with Mass Changes and/or Diffusion

chapter 11|54 pages

Electromagnetic Materials

chapter 12|42 pages

Application to Nonlinear Waves

chapter 13|38 pages

Numerical Applications

chapter 14|12 pages

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