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10) L o = 1. 4), we have L2- d d ~ F t ( T ) l r = t = "~T [ L ( T ) F t ( T ) I " = t = L(t) + L 2(t). 13) d (v';j) + v i ;kv k;j, = ~-~ and hence we have that L2 = Va. Thus L2 is the gradient of the acceleration field. Similarly, if we consider the n th acceleration field, then Ln+l is the gradient of that field. 9) yields An in terms of the velocity gradient and the first n - 1 acceleration gradients. We now turn to OLDROYD's recursive formula 21 for An+l in terms of An and L. 1 Oldroyd's Formulae Let d L 2 be the square of the distance between the points X and X + dX in the material coordinate system.
21), replace x ~ by x ~ - u ( x ~ t). Then one obtains (x ~ , t, ~) = ~o (x o _ ~ ( x o ' t), t, ~) + u (~o (x o _ u ( x o ' t)), t, ~ ) , ~). 22) yields (~o, t, ~-) = r (x o, t, ~) - u ( x ~ t). 25) +~F~i~F~j [u~,~ + u~,~] - u,n~Cij,m. 27) 5 Approximations to the Relative Strain Tensor 33 and o C ---- o Ct('r). 32) =0. 25)leads to 0 . [Ct(T)-~ 0 0 0 ) 70 [ s i n w ~ - s i n w t ] . 19). 34) where, as usual, the perturbation parameter r is small. 25), to determine the new relative strain tensor.
27) 5 Approximations to the Relative Strain Tensor 33 and o C ---- o Ct('r). 32) =0. 25)leads to 0 . [Ct(T)-~ 0 0 0 ) 70 [ s i n w ~ - s i n w t ] . 19). 34) where, as usual, the perturbation parameter r is small. 25), to determine the new relative strain tensor. This is because the addition from the pertubation Vp to the relative strain ~ obtained from v ~ depends on all the old Rivlin-Ericksen tensors A~, n >_ 1, and the new ones depending on Vp. To emphasise this point, note t h a t A1 - A~ +~A~, where the latter term depends on vp.