Part I. Theoretical and Experimental Aspects. Introduction. 1. Physical and Geometrical Background. 2.Crystalline Materials with Thermo. inelastic Memory. 3. Normality Rule? Plastic Work Extremals and Related Topics. 4. Thermodynamics of Inelasticity. 5. Some Multiaxial Viscoplastic Experiments. Relation to Tensor Functions.-
Part II. Some General Problems. 6. Viscoplasticity of Ferromagnetics. 7. Self. Consistent Method and Quasi. Rate Dependent Polycrystals. 8. Inelastic Micromorphic Polycrystals. Conclusions related to Parts I and II.-
Part III. Applications of the Theory. 9. Plastic Wave Propagation in Hopkinson Bar. 10. Ratchetting Phenomenon at Low Strain Rates for AISI 16H Stainless Steel. 11. Stress and Strain Measures for Othotropic Metals at Large Nonproportional Plastic Strain Histories. Remarks on the Application of the Theory.-
References. Glossary. Index.