Plasticity as Spontaneous Breaking of Symmetry

@inproceedings{Kobelev2011PlasticityAS,
  title={Plasticity as Spontaneous Breaking of Symmetry},
  author={V. L. Kobelev},
  year={2011}
}
The Article demonstrates the spontaneous symmetry breaking of isotropic homogeneous elastic medium in form of transition from Euclidean to Riemann-Cartan internal geometry of medium. The deformation of elastic medium without defects is based on Euclidean geometry in three dimensional space. The deformation of elastic medium with defects is based on Riemann-Cartan geometry and is interpreted in this Article, as different phase state. In this article, the expression for the free energy leading is… 

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