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Conference Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (3rd : 2002 : Sydney, Australia)
Title Applied mechanics : progress and applications : proceedings of the third Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics : Sydney, Australia, 20-22 February 2002 / edited by Liangchi Zhang, Liyong Tong, John Gal.
Imprint Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2002.

Conference Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (3rd : 2002 : Sydney, Australia)
Subject Mechanics, Applied -- Congresses.
Alt Name Zhang, L. C. (Liangchi)
Tong, Liyong, 1963-
Gal, John A.
University of Sydney.
United States. Air Force. Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development.
National Committee of Applied Mechanics.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 712 pages) : illustrations
Note "Jointly organized by The National Committee of Applied Mechanics, IEAust, The University of Sydney; sponsored by The University of Sydney, Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development, Air Force Office of Scientific Research USA"--Page v.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; Keynote Papers; Scale Effects in Macro-Mechanics and Micro-Mechanics in Solids; 1 Introduction; 2 Concept of Scale Effects in Macro-Mechanics and Micro-Mechanics; 3 Examples of Scale Effect in Solid Mechanics; 4 Discussion and Conclusion; The Influence of Sectional Stability in Engineering Design of Thin-Walled Members; 1 Introduction; 2 Mode Interaction; 3 Direct Strength Method; 4 Engineering Design; 5 Conclusions; Virtual Biomechanics: Non Invasive Dynamic Insights into the Masticatory System; 1 Introduction; 2 Material and methods; 3 Results; 4 Future perspectives.
5 AcknowledgmentsRealization of Composites in Offshore Applications Performance, Life and Cost; 1 Introduction; 2 Approach; 3 Conclusions; Fracture Mechanics and Structural Health Monitoring; Biomechanics; Mechanics of Human Jaw Function Using Screw Theory; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Methods; 3 Theory of Screws; 4 Experimental results and discussion; 5 Conclusion; Biomechanical and Validation Considerations for an Advanced Cochlear Implant Electrode Design; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Methods; 3 Electrode Design Platforms and the Contour Electrode; 4 Discussion; 5 Acknowledgements.
Dynamics of Cricket and Squash Ball Impacts with Sheep's Eye1 Introduction; 2 Description of Tests; 3 Experimental Results; 4 Conclusions; 5 Acknowledgements; An Analysis of the Strength of the Surgical Tool/Tissue Interface of Wave Profiled Surfaces; 1 Introduction; 2 Procedure; 3 Wave Profile Design & Manufacture; 4 Results; 5 Conclusions; Mechanical Analysis of an Athlete's Tibia to Determine Stress Fracture Risk Locations: Preparation for FEM; 1 Introduction; 2 Methods; 3 Results; 4 Discussion; 5 Conclusions; 6 References.
Measurement of Bone Density and Bone Mineral Content Using Ultrasonic Waves1 Introduction; 2 Experimental work; 3 Experimental results & analysis; 4 Discussion; 5 Conclusion; Constitutive Modelling; A Thermomechanical Approach to the Formulation of Constitutive Laws for Granular Materials; 1 Introduction; 2 The thermo-mechanical procedure for establishing constitutive laws; 3 A hierarchy of models for granular materials; 4 Conclusions; Elastic-Plastic Tensor of the Tangent Modulus Based on Asymmetric Nonquadratic Yield Function; 1 Introduction; 2 Yld96 in plane stress subspace.
3 Elastic plastic stress strain matrix4 Conclusion; Derivation of Mohr-Coulomb Criteria from Rigid-Plasticity Theory; 1 Introduction; 2 Second order rigid plasticity theory; 3 Discussion; Image Tensor Analysis -- A Numerical Tool for Data Acquisition and Constitutive Analysis of Historic Continua; 1 Introduction; 2 The ITA Procedure; 3 The Current Application; 4 Conclusions; 5 Acknowledgements; Fracture, Fatigue and Damage; A Mechanism of Thermal Fracturing of Cementicious Materials; 1 Introduction; 2 Thermal spallation; 3 Experiments; 4 Properties of the samples.
Summary This book contains the proceedings of the Third Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM2002). The Congress was held to provide an international forum for researchers, industry practitioners, engineers and postgraduate scholars to exchange and disseminate knowledge and experience of the most recent advances with a focus on the behaviour of solids. Topics include: biomechanics; constitutive modelling; damage; fracture; fatigue; dynamics; impact; vibration; geo-mechanics; tribology; machining and more.
Note English.
ISBN 9789812777973 (electronic bk.)
9812777970 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 776818019
Additional Format Print version: (OCoLC)226126165

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