By Martin Ostoja-Starzewski
A space on the intersection of stable mechanics, fabrics technological know-how, and stochastic arithmetic, mechanics of fabrics frequently necessitates a stochastic method of clutch the results of spatial randomness. utilizing this strategy, Microstructural Randomness and Scaling in Mechanics of fabrics explores a variety of stochastic types and strategies utilized in the mechanics of random media and illustrates those in a number of applications.The ebook first bargains a refresher in different instruments utilized in stochastic mechanics, by way of chapters that define periodic and disordered planar lattice (spring) networks. next chapters speak about tension invariance in classical planar and micropolar elasticity and canopy a number of issues no longer but gathered in e-book shape, together with the passage of a microstructure to a good micropolar continuum. After forming this starting place in quite a few tools of stochastic mechanics, the e-book makes a speciality of difficulties of microstructural randomness and scaling. It examines either consultant and statistical quantity parts (RVEs/SVEs) in addition to micromechanically dependent stochastic finite parts (SFEs). the writer additionally experiences nonlinear elastic and inelastic fabrics, the stochastic formula of thermomechanics with inner variables, and wave propagation in random media. The innovations mentioned during this complete e-book will be utilized to many occasions, from micro and nanoelectromechanical platforms (MEMS/NEMS) to geophysics.