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Transformation field analysis of inelastic composite materials. (English) Zbl 0748.73007
A new method is proposed for evaluation of local fields and overall properties of composite materials subjected to incremental thermomechanical loads and to transformation strains in the phases. The composite aggregate may consist of many perfectly bonded inelastic phases of arbitrary geometry and elastic material symmetry. The governing system of equations is derived from the representation of local stress and strain fields by novel transformation influence functions and concentration factor tensors. Applications to elastic-plastic, viscoelastic, and viscoplastic systems are discussed.

74E30 Composite and mixture properties
74G70 Stress concentrations, singularities in solid mechanics
74A15 Thermodynamics in solid mechanics
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