## Introduction to solid state physics |

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Dilation 137 Stress components 138

CONSTANTS 139

**Elastic**. Constants. and.**Elastic**. Waves". ANALYSIS OF**ELASTIC**STRAINS 135Dilation 137 Stress components 138

**ELASTIC**COMPLIANCE AND STIFFNESSCONSTANTS 139

**Elastic**energy density 139**Elastic**stiffness constants of cubic ...Page 135

This chapter deals with the

homogeneous continuous medium rather than as a periodic array of atoms. The

continuum approximation is usually valid for

longer than ...

This chapter deals with the

**elastic**properties of a crystal viewed as ahomogeneous continuous medium rather than as a periodic array of atoms. The

continuum approximation is usually valid for

**elastic**waves of wavelengths Alonger than ...

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for sufficiently small deformations the strain is directly proportional to the stress,

so that the strain components are linear functions of the stress components: exx ...

**ELASTIC**COMPLIANCE AND STIFFNESS CONSTANTS Hooke's law states thatfor sufficiently small deformations the strain is directly proportional to the stress,

so that the strain components are linear functions of the stress components: exx ...

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CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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