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Favorite Books

Most favorite

  • Mathematical Elasticity by P.G.Ciarlet -- The notations on the website is based on this book.
  • Direct Methods in the Theory of Elliptic Equations, by Necas,J.--Much written about Sobolev spaces defined in Lipschitz boundary
  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order(1998) by Gilbarg, D. and Trudinger, N. S.-- Text book of PDEs
  • Sobolev Spaces 1st ed. by Adams, R,A.-- Sobolev spaces defined on unbounded domains and iterpolations
  • Inequalities in Mechanics and Physics, Duvaut, G. and Lions, J.L. --Book on continuum mechanics
  • Mathematical elasticity Vol.1 -- 3D Elasticity by Ciarlet, P.G. -- My foundation on Elasticity
  • Elliptic Problems in Domains with Piecewise Smooth Boundaries, by Nazarov, S.A. and Plamenevsky, B.A --Dealing with crack problems and J-integral (Cherepanov-Rice integral)
  • Non-Homogeneous Boundary Value Problems and Applications, by J.L.Lions and E.Magenes -- Interpolations of Sobolev spaces
  • Singularities in Boundary Value Problems by Grisvard, P. -- Introductory book on solutions of PDEs with singularity in domains with corner
  • Introduction fo Shape Sensitivity by Sokolowski, J.and Zolesio, J.-P,--Introduction to shape sensitivity analysis
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  • Nonlinear Functional Analysis and its Applications II/A, by Zeidler. E. -- Linear Monotone Operators
  • Nonlinear Functional Analysis and its Applications II/B, by Zeidler. E. -- Noninear Monotone Operators}
  • Nonlinear Functional Analysis and its Applications III, by Zeidler. E. -- Variational Methods and Optimization
  • Nonlinear Functional Analysis and its Applications IV, , by Zeidler. E. -- Applications to Mathematical Physics

They are books that I often refer to, and many of them were read during graduate school. Most of them are purchased as electronic books or scanned and used.



  • Functional Analysis, by Yoshida K. -- Basic book of functional analysis
  • Solution of Variational Inequalities in Mechanics, by Hlavacek.I. and J. Haslinger, J., Necas, J. and Lovlsek, J.-- Unilateral Problems, One-sided contact, Plasticity


Continuum Mechanics and Shape Optimization

  • Comception optimale de structures.pdf, by Allaire, G.-- Numerical examples I used
  • Perturbation+Analysis+of+Optimization+Pr.pdf, by Bonnans, J.F. and Shapiro, A.
  • Topological Derivatives in Shape Optimization, by Novotny, A.A. and Sokolowski,J.-- Textbook of topological derivatives, Eshelby's
  • Topology Optimization, by M.P. Bends$\phi $e, M.P. and Sigmund, O.-- Text about "What is topology optimization"
  • Shape sensitivity analysis via minmax differentiability, by Delfour.M.C.ssnf . Zoléio -- Important paper to refer to when dealing with the Lagrange multiplier method
  • Homogenization and Porous Media, by Allaire, G., Arbogast, T., Auriault, J.L. and Bourgeat. A.-- I want to target Porous Media in the future
  • Numerical analysis and optimization, Allaire, G.-- Textbook
  • Thermal Stresses-Advanced Theory and Applications, by Hetnarski, R.B. and Eslami, M.R.-- For the future
  • Topological Derivatives in Shape Optimization by A.A.Novotny and J. Sokolowski-- 2.5 Eshelby Energy-Momentum Tensor



  • Elementary Differential Geometry, by Pressley, A.-- In 3-d fracture, Geodesic coordinates is used.

Numerical Analysis (FEM)

  • Finite element analysis using Mathematical programming language FreeFem++ in Japanese,by Ohtsuka, K. and Takaishi, T.-- Basics of FreeFEM programming and applications to continuum mechanics, shape optimization by GJ-integral, reaction-diffusion system
  • Theory and Practice of FiniteElements, Em, A. and Guermond,J.-L.-- From theory to notes on coding



  • Fracture Mechanics - Inverse Problems and Solutions, by Bui, H.D. -- Short summary of cracked materials, non-homogeneous materialss, composite materials, dissimilar interface, etc.
  • Mathematical and Computational Analyses of Cracking Formation. by Sumi, Y. -- Theoretical researches in Fracture mechanics
  • Analysis of Cracks in Solids, by Khludnev, A.M. and Kovtuenko, V.A.-- Variational methods in Crack problems
  • Multiscale modeling in continuum mechanics and structured deformations, Energy Minimization for Isotropie Nonlinear Elastic Bodies by M. Silhavy; Variational Problems of Crack Equilibrium and Crack Propagation by Le,K.G; Griffith Theory Revisited by Marigo, J.-J.; Foundations of the Theory of Structured Deformations by Piero. G.D.; Second-Order Structured Deformations: Approximation Theorems by Paroni,R.; Crystalline Plasticity and Structured Deformations by Deseri, L.; Elastieity with Disarrangements by Owen, D.R.

Shape optimization

  • Shape Optimization Problems by H.Azegami, H1-gradient method
  • Introduction fo Shape Sensitivity by Sokolowski, J.and Zolesio, J.-P,--Hadamard formula
  • Optimal Shape Design for Elliptic Systems by Olivier Pironneau


Information about the page: The current position is orange filled circle circle in the diagram below. Blue is the My favorite books in Library and orange is a duplicate for public use, where dashed line means the intrface to the Library in private.



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