hereditary mechanics

hereditary mechanics

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē mi′kan·iks]
(mechanics)
A field of mechanics in which quantities, such as stress, depend not only on other quantities, such as strain, at the same instant but also on integrals involving the values of such quantities at previous times.
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Equations with fractional derivatives describe many important physical phenomena in amorphous, colloid, glassy, and porous materials, in fractals, comb structures, polymers, and random and disordered materials, in viscoelasticity and hereditary mechanics of solids, in biological systems, and in geophysical and geological processes (see, e.
Shitikova, "Applications of fractional calculus to dynamic problems of linear and nonlinear hereditary mechanics of solids," Applied Mechanics Reviews, vol.
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