By Leonid P. Lebedev

ISBN-10: 1461458676

ISBN-13: 9781461458678

ISBN-10: 1461458684

ISBN-13: 9781461458685

This e-book bargains a quick, essentially whole, and comparatively uncomplicated creation to practical research. It additionally illustrates the appliance of useful analytic the right way to the technological know-how of continuum mechanics. summary yet robust mathematical notions are tightly interwoven with actual rules within the remedy of nontrivial boundary worth difficulties for mechanical objects.

This moment variation comprises extra prolonged insurance of the classical and summary parts of sensible research. Taken jointly, the 1st 3 chapters now represent a customary textual content on utilized practical research. This strength use of the e-book is supported by means of a considerably prolonged set of workouts with tricks and ideas. a brand new appendix, supplying a handy directory of crucial inequalities and imbedding effects, has been added.

The publication should still attract graduate scholars and researchers in physics, engineering, and utilized mathematics.

Reviews of first edition:

"This publication covers practical research and its purposes to continuum mechanics. The presentation is concise yet whole, and is meant for readers in continuum mechanics who desire to comprehend the mathematical underpinnings of the self-discipline. … certain strategies of the routines are supplied in an appendix." (L’Enseignment Mathematique, Vol. forty nine (1-2), 2003)

"The reader comes away with a profound appreciation either one of the physics and its significance, and of the great thing about the practical analytic strategy, which, in skillful palms, has the ability to dissolve and make clear those tricky difficulties as peroxide does clotted blood. various routines … attempt the reader’s comprehension at each level. Summing Up: Recommended." (F. E. J. Linton, selection, September, 2003)