preliminary table of contents:
Introduction.- Background Results On Elasticity And Conductivity.- Quantitative Characterization Of Microstructures In The Context Of Effective Properties.- Inclusion And Inhomogeneity In An Infinite Space (Eshelby Problems).- Property Contribution Tensors.- Effective Properties Of Heterogeneous Materials.- Connections Between Elastic And Conductive Properties Of Heterogeneous Materials.- Multiple Cracks: Local Fields And Crack Interactions.- Applications To Specific Materials.
Mark Kachanov is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and
Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Engineering
Science. Igor Sevostianov is a Dwight L. and Aubrey Chapman
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at New Mexico
State University, USA. He serves on the editorial boards of several
"A useful contribution of this volume is thus the interplay between mechanics and materials science. A thorough bibliography is included ... is best suited to researchers in the fields of micro-thermomechanics of solids and materials science. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, and professionals." (J. Lambropoulos, Choice, Vol. 56 (04), December, 2018)