IJPAM: Volume 91, No. 4 (2014)

THE PRINCIPLE OF MACH IN
NEWTONIAN CONTINUUM THERMOMECHANICS

Trevor H. Moulden
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The University of Tennessee Space Institute
Tullahoma, Tennessee, 37388, USA


Abstract. The paper develops a Newtonian version of Mach's principle for continuum thermomechanics. The starting point is the covariant formulation of Newtonian thermomechanics for the entire (Newtonian) universe.

Received: December 4, 2013

AMS Subject Classification: 74Axx, 76Axx

Key Words and Phrases: continuum mechanics, mach principle

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DOI: 10.12732/ijpam.v91i4.5 How to cite this paper?
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International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN printed version: 1311-8080
ISSN on-line version: 1314-3395
Year: 2014
Volume: 91
Issue: 4