By Clifford A. Truesdell
Those lectures have been first given throughout the author's tenure of a Walker-Ames traveling Professorship within the division of Astronautics and Aeronautics on the college of Washington, November 2-12, 1964.
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Some distinction of effects appears, but still not the classical full separation. COLEMAN & MIZEL then set up an expansion procedure about D=O and grad ()=O. They find that, with an error o (Vtr D2+ (grad ())2) , the constitutive equations become TD=A(tr D) h=x grad 1+2,u D, e. III. Thermodynamics of visco-elasticity 45 These are the classical, fully separated equations for a fluid with linear viscosity and linear heat conduction, the expected result. What has been found is a position for the classical theory within more general concepts.
More generally, it provides a starting point from which, at long last, it will be possible to set up and solve problems in the sense that the word" problem" is used in other parts of mechanics but not as yet in dislocation theory, namely, to find the effect of applying forces or given states of motion to a body. Once the core of the classical mechanics of materials had been straightened and annealed by these clear and embracing concepts and definitions, it became a mathematical science after the manner of geometry, with a breadth of application no competent critic denies.
Moreover, h . grad ()~- e ()2 (J. These are the fundamental inequalities of the thermodynamics of deforming simple materials. As a corollary, COLEMAN has proved a definitive theorem on thermodynamic extremes: Of all processes ending with given values of the deformation F and the (I) } I temperature } internal energy , entropy I that corresponding to constant values of F and e 'fJ for all times has the least free energy. the greatest entropy. the least internal energy. He has proved that in every isothermal, iso-energetic, or isentropic process starting from a state of equilibrium, the total stress work done in traversing a closed path is non-negative.