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Linear gradient elasticity. Hooke’s law is extended to the first strain gradient elasticity. After discussing the underlying principles, we examine the peculiarities that arise in this case. The appearance of odd-order elasticity tensors is a new feature absent in classical media.
6 lectures on: The experimental evidence of strain gradient elasticity from the micro perspective to macroscopic world including parameter analysis, theoretical basis for an experimental understanding of elastic strain gradient effects, experimental methods used to measure strain gradient elastic constants: Raman spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, pantograph analysis.
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