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  • On the geometric character of stress in continuum mechanics 

    Kanso, E; Arroyo Balaguer, Marino; Tong, Y Y; Yavari, A; Marsden, J G; Desbrun, M (2007-09)
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    This paper shows that the stress field in the classical theory of continuum mechanics may be taken to be a covector-valued differential two-form. The balance laws and other fundamental laws of continuum mechanics may be ...