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Constitutive Equations for Linear Elastic Materials

: Tancredo Westphal
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This worksheet demonstrates the use of Maple for calculating constitutive coefficients of linear elastic materials (Hooke's law in the three-dimensional theory of elasticity) by means of coordinate transformations (rotation of coordinates). We start from an anisotropic material embedded in a right-handed orthogonal Cartesian coordinate system adopting Voigt's notation. In this case the starting object is a symmetric 6 by 6 matrix characterized by 21 independent coefficients.

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Publish Date: February 10, 2003
Created In: Maple 8
Language: English

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