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Title: On Eulerian and Lagrangean objectivity in continuum mechanics
Authors: Ogden, R W
Issue Date: 1981
Publisher: Brunel University
Citation: Maths Technical Papers (Brunel University). July 1981, pp 1-20
Series/Report no.: ;TR/06/81
Abstract: In continuum mechanics the commonly—used definition of objectivity (or frame-indifference) of a tensor field does not distinguish between Eulerian, Lagrangean and two—point tensor fields. This paper highlights the distinction and provides a definition of objectivity which reflects the different transformation rules for Eulerian, Lagrangean and two- point tensor fields under an observer transformation. The notion of induced objectivity is introduced and its implications examined.
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Mathematical Sciences

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