TY - CHAP A1 - J.F. Pommaret ED1 - Yong X. Gan Y1 - 2012-03-28 PY - 2012 T1 - Spencer Operator and Applications: From Continuum Mechanics to Mathematical Physics" N2 - Continuum Mechanics is the foundation for Applied Mechanics. There are numerous books on Continuum Mechanics with the main focus on the macroscale mechanical behavior of materials. Unlike classical Continuum Mechanics books, this book summarizes the advances of Continuum Mechanics in several defined areas. Emphasis is placed on the application aspect. The applications described in the book cover energy materials and systems (fuel cell materials and electrodes), materials removal, and mechanical response/deformation of structural components including plates, pipelines etc. Researchers from different fields should be benefited from reading the mechanics approached to real engineering problems. BT - Continuum Mechanics SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35607 DO - 10.5772/35607 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-13 ER -