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Derivation of nonlinear bending theory for shells from three-dimensional nonlinear elasticity by Gamma-convergence. (English. Abridged French version) Zbl 1140.74481
Summary: We show that the nonlinear bending theory of shells arises as a \(\varGamma\)-limit of three-dimensional nonlinear elasticity.

74K25 Shells
49J45 Methods involving semicontinuity and convergence; relaxation
74B20 Nonlinear elasticity
74G25 Global existence of solutions for equilibrium problems in solid mechanics (MSC2010)
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