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Title:The configurational and standard force balances are not always statements of a single law
Author(s):Fried, Eliot
Subject(s):constitutive theory
smart materials
experimental fluid mechanics
granular materials
particulate flows
phase transitions
biological mechanics
Abstract:By studying the asympototic connection between phase-field and sharp-interface theories for transitions between two phases distinguished only by their constant free-energy densities, we show that the configurational force balance of the sharpinterface theory is completely unrelated to standard force balance. This demonstrates the fallacy of a recently asserted view that the balances for configurational and standard forces are never independent.
Issue Date:2003-05
Publisher:Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC)
Series/Report:TAM Reports 1021
Genre:Technical Report
Article
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/291
ISSN:0073-5264
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is not peer reviewed
Rights Information:© 2003 Copyright owned by Eliot Fried
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-03-08


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