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Book Information:

Author: C. Truesdell
Title: A first course in rational continuum mechanics,
Additional book information: Pure and Applied Mathematics, Academic Press, New York, San Francisco, London, 1977, xxiii + 280 pp., $23.00.

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  • 1. C. Truesdell, Continuum mechanics, vols. I-IV, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1965.
  • 2. J. Serrin, The concepts of thermodynamics, Contemporary Developments, Continuum Mechanics and Partial Differential Equations (G. M. de La Peña, L. A. Medeiros (eds.)), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1978, pp. 411-451. MR 519653
  • 3. C. Truesdell, Rational thermodynamics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1972. MR 347187
  • 4. C. Truesdell and S. Bharatha, The concepts and logic of classical thermodynamics as a theory of heat engines, rigorously developed upon the foundation laid by S. Carnot and F. Reech, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1977. MR 471650
  • 5. M. E. Gurtin, Thermodynamics and stability, Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. 59 (1975), 63-96. MR 479061
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  • 10. C. B. Morrey, Multiple integrals in the calculus of variations, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1966. MR 202511
  • 11. C. Truesdell, The elements of continuum mechanics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1966. MR 214315
  • 12. C. Truesdell and R. A. Toupin, The classical field theories, Handbuch der Physik, Band III/l, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1960. MR 118005
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Review Information:

Reviewer: Frederick Bloom
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 5 (1981), 359-364
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1981-14957-0
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