Strain gradient plasticity. (English) Zbl 0894.73031

Adv. Appl. Mech. 33, 295-361 (1997).
It is a good paper on strain gradient plasticity. The topics covered are: I. Introduction; II. Survey of strain gradient plasticity: Formulations and phenomena; A. Rotation gradients: Couple stress theory; B. Rotation and stretch gradients: Toupin-Mindlin theory; C. Phenomena influenced by plastic strain gradients; III. The framework for strain gradient theory; A. Toupin-Mindlin theory; B. Connection with couple stress theory; C. The incompressible limit; IV. Flow theory; A. Summary of elastic-plastic constitutive relations; B. Minimum principles; V. Single-crystal plasticity theory; A. Kinematics; B. Stress measures for activating slip; Appendix: \(J_2\) deformation theory and associated minimum principles.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0862.00009].


74C99 Plastic materials, materials of stress-rate and internal-variable type