The modified indeterminate couple stress model: Why Yang et al.'s arguments motivating a symmetric couple stress tensor contain a gap and why the couple stress tensor may be chosen symmetric nevertheless

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Münch, Ingo; Neff, Patrizio; Madeo, Angela; Ghiba, Ionel-Dumitrel;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/zamm.201600107
  • Subject: [MATH.MATH-MP]Mathematics [math]/Mathematical Physics [math-ph] | Mathematics - Analysis of PDEs | [MATH.MATH-AP]Mathematics [math]/Analysis of PDEs [math.AP] | [SPI.MECA]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Mechanics [physics.med-ph] | 74A10, 74A35, 74B05

International audience; We show that the reasoning in favor of a symmetric couple stress tensor in Yang et al.'s introduction of the modified couple stress theory contains a gap, but we present a reasonable physical hypothesis, implying that the couple stress tensor is ... View more
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