Accession Number:

ADA050582

Title:

On the Existence of an Elastic Potential for a Simple Material Without Memory.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DIV OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

It is shown that a compressible elastic body - not necessarily homogeneous or isotropic - is hyperelastic provided the work done by all external forces acting on an arbitrary part of the body vanishes for every sufficiently smooth cyclic motion, in which each material point returns to its initial position with a velocity equal to its initial velocity. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE