On the Size of Representative Volume Element in Elastic, Plastic, Thermoelastic and Permeable Random Microstructures

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The Representative Volume Element (so-called RVE) is the corner stone of continuum mechanics. In this paper we examine the scaling to RVE in linear elasticity, finite elasticity, elasto-plasticity, thermoelasticity, and permeability of random composite materials.

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Materials Science Forum (Volumes 539-543)

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T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer , C. Ravindran

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201-206

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M. Ostoja-Starzewski et al., "On the Size of Representative Volume Element in Elastic, Plastic, Thermoelastic and Permeable Random Microstructures", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 201-206, 2007

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