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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. James Serrin, The concepts of thermodynamics, Contemporary developments in continuum mechanics and partial differential equations (Proc. Internat. Sympos., Inst. Mat., Univ. Fed. Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 1977) North-Holland Math. Stud., vol. 30, North-Holland, Amsterdam-New York, 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
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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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