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Margarida Baia
Instituto Superior Tecnico Lisbon
Title: A relaxation result in the framework of structured deformations

Abstract: In this work we obtain an integral representation of an energy for structured deformations of continua in the space of functions of bounded variation, as a first step to the study of asymptotic models for thin defective crystalline structures, where phenomena as slips, vacancies and dislocations prevent the effectiveness of classical theories.

Pdf File: Baia.pdf
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011
Time: 1:30 pm
Submitted by:  David Kinderlehrer