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By Jüri Engelbrecht, Ragnar Winther, Ewald Quak (auth.), Ewald Quak, Tarmo Soomere (eds.)

This edited quantity includes twelve contributions relating to the european Marie Curie move of data undertaking Cooperation of Estonian and Norwegian Scienti c Centres inside arithmetic and its functions, CENS-CMA (2005-2009), - der agreement MTKD-CT-2004-013909, which ?nanced alternate visits to and from CENS, the Centre for Nonlinear reviews on the Institute of Cybernetics of Tallinn college of expertise in Estonia. Seven contributions describe learn highlights of CENS participants, the paintings of individuals of CMA, the Centre of arithmetic for Applications,Univ- sity of Oslo, Norway, because the associate establishment of CENS within the Marie Curie venture, and 3 the ?eld of labor of overseas examine fellows, who visited CENS as a part of theproject. Thestructureofthebookre?ectsthedistributionofthetopicsaddressed: half I Waves in Solids half II Mesoscopic concept half III Exploiting the Dissipation Inequality half IV Waves in Fluids half V Mathematical equipment The papers are written in an instructional variety, meant for non-specialist researchers and scholars, the place the authors converse their very own studies in tackling an issue that's presently of curiosity within the scienti?c group. The objective was once to provide a ebook, which highlights the significance of utilized arithmetic and that are used for tutorial reasons, comparable to fabric for a direction or a seminar. to make sure the scienti?c caliber of the contributions, each one paper was once conscientiously - considered by means of foreign specialists. designated thank you visit all authors and referees, with no whom making this e-book should not have been possible.

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What makes the case of internal variables interesting is the fact that the hyperbolic equations of motion are accompanied by the evolution–diffusion type equations governing the internal variables. This means that wave structures and dissipative structures are combined. Undoubtedly, there are interesting physical phenomena governed by such models. ) as only TKL , the governing equation of motion in an isotropic elastic body is (cf. Eq. (2)) TKL,L − ρ0 UK,tt = 0 . (34) The linear constitutive law for the same case is TKL = λ ENN δKL + 2μ EKL , (35) where λ and μ are the Lamé constants (the second-order elastic moduli).

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40) and (42) making use of the perturbation theory. Thus a small parameter | ε | 1 that has the physical meaning of a small strain is introduced. Solutions of equations (40) and (42) are sought assuming that the displacement of the prestressed state can be expressed by the series UK0 = ∞ ∑ m=1 0 (m) ε m UK , (43) 42 Arvi Ravasoo and the displacement due to the wave motion can be expressed by the series ∞ U1 = ∑ ε n U1 (n) (44) . n=1 In principle, the small parameters in series (43) and (44) that describe displacements caused by the prestress and the wave motion, respectively, may be of different order.

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