Loss of hyperbolicity in elastic-plastic solids with deviatoric associativity

B. Loret, J. H. Prevost, O. Harireche

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Loss of hyperbolicity of the equations of motion is shown to necessarily occur in the form of a stationary discontinuity in elastic-plastic solids with non-associative flow rules that preserve deviatoric associativity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-231
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Mechanics, A/Solids
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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