Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

A. Braides - M. Solci - E. Vitali

A derivation of linear elastic energies from pair-interaction atomistic systems

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Published Paper

Inserted: 4 oct 2006
Last Updated: 2 feb 2008

Journal: Networks and Heterogeneous Media
Volume: 2
Pages: 551-587
Year: 2007


We derive linear elastic energies as a Gamma-limit of pair-interaction two-dimensional (geometrically nonlinear) discrete systems.

Keywords: Gamma-convergence, Discrete energies