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Concise development, from first principles, of necessary tools

Complete derivation, giving every step in the argument, from molecular model to final stress-strain-temperature constitutive equations

Axiomatic treatment of thermodynamics

Problems, with complete solutions

Use of body tensors and space tensors

Treatment valid for finite and infinitesimal strains

Based on half of a 3-credit graduate lecture course given at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Logical structure: undefined elements, definitions, axioms, deductions

Comparison of theory with experiment