Contact interactions, stress and material symmetryAuthor(s): Podio-Guidugli P.
Journal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ISSN 1450-5584
Volume: 2002; Issue: 28-29; Start page: 261; Date: 2002;
An argument is given intimating that, for nonsimple materials, the concepts of contact interaction and material symmetry, as well as the bridging concept of stress, should be carefully revised and generalized. .