The Clausius-Duhem Inequality — Lesson 5

In this video, we will discuss the Clausius-Duhem, inequality which is a form of the second law of thermodynamics. This is an important relationship as the constitutive relations developed must obey this rule. 

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

In this video we will answer the following question:

  • Could the Helmholtz potential have a cross dependence on temperature and strain, and how would this affect the second Piola-Kirchoff stress?