Non-Fiction Books:

Multiscale Theory of Composites and Random Media

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Multiscale Theory of Composites and Random Media by Xi Frank Xu
$280.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 28 Jan to 4 Feb using standard courier delivery
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas

Description

This is the first book to introduce Green-function-based multiscale theory and the corresponding finite element method, which are readily applicable to composites and random media. The methodology is considered to be the one that most effectively tackles the uncertainty of stress propagation in complex heterogeneities of random media, and which presents multiscale theory from distinctive scale separation and scale-coupling viewpoints. Deliberately taking a multiscale perspective, it covers scale separation and then scale coupling. Both micromechanics and novel scale-coupling mechanics are described in relation to variational principles and bounds, as well as in the emerging topics on percolation and scale-coupling computation. It gives detail on the different bounds encountered, covering classical second and third order, new fourth order, and innovative ellipsoidal variations. Green-function-based multiscale theory is addressed to applications in solid mechanics and transport of complex media ranging from micro- and nano-composites, polycrystals, soils, rocks, cementitious materials, to biological materials. It is useful as a graduate textbook in civil and mechanical engineering and as a reference.

Author Biography

Xi Frank Xu is a professor in civil engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University, and was formerly an assistant professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, USA. He received the 2010 K.J. Bathe Award for the Best Paper by a Young Researcher in the Field of Computational Engineering.
Release date NZ
September 20th, 2018
Author
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
39 Line drawings, black and white; 19 Halftones, black and white; 9 Tables, black and white; 58 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Apple Academic Press Inc.
Pages
286
ISBN-13
9781482256246
Product ID
27875094

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 1,263 Banana Points