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Journal: Progr. Nonlinear Differential Equations Appl., Birkhauser , Basel
Proc. "Variational Problems in Material Science" (SISSA Sept. 2004), Gianni Dal Maso et al. eds.,
ABSTRACT - We show that minimizers of elastic-plastic energies dependent on jump integrals are smooth provided a smallness condition is fulfilled by the load. We examine also the structure of extremals when this smallness condition is violated.
Keywords: calculus of variations, free discontinuity, Special Bounded Hessian , Elasto-Plasticity