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Mechanics of solids: questions of elasticity and plasticity, wave propagation, engineering, and topics in specific solids such as soils.

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- 73A05: Axiomatics, foundations of solid mechanics
- 73B: Continuum mechanics of solids (constitutive description and properties)
- 73C: Elasticity, For the biharmonic equation, see 31A30, 31B30
- 73D: Wave propagation in and vibrations of solids
- 73E: Plasticity
- 73F: Viscoelasticity
- 73G: Finite deformations
- 73H: Stability (linear and nonlinear)
- 73K: Mechanics of structures
- 73M25: Fracture mechanics
- 73N20: Geophysical solid mechanics. See also 86A15, 86A17
- 73P05: Biomechanics of solids. See also 92C10
- 73Q05: Soil and rock mechanics, See also 86A60
- 73R05: Electromagnetic elasticity
- 73S10: Micromechanics of solids
- 73T05: Contact and surface mechanics
- 73V: Basic methods in solid mechanics. See also 65-XX

This section will be deleted from the Mathematics Subject Classification starting in the year 2000; a new section 74: Mechanics of deformable solids will be added which will cover most of the same material.

Browse all (old) classifications for this area at the AMS.

Dikmen, M.: "Theory of thin elastic shells", Surveys and Reference Works in Mathematics, 8. Pitman (Advanced Publishing Program), Boston, Mass.-London, 1982. 364 pp. ISBN 0-273-08431-3 MR84h:73035

Jenkins, Chris H.; Leonard, John W.: "Nonlinear dynamic response of membranes: state of the art", AMR 44 (1991), no. 7, 319--328. CMP1112398

Green, A. E.; Naghdi, P. M.: "A unified procedure for construction of theories of deformable media", Proc. Roy. Soc. London Ser. A 448 (1995), no. 1934, 335--388. MR96f:73004 I. Classical continuum physics. II. Generalized continua. III. Mixtures of interacting continua.

dell'Isola, F.; Rosa, L. "Outlooks in Saint Venant theory. II. Torsional rigidity, shear-stress 'and all that' in the torsion of cylinders with section of variable thickness", Arch. Mech. (Arch. Mech. Stos.) 48 (1996), no. 4, 753--763. MR97i:73020

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