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Fractional viscoelasticity

Francesco Mainardi

Abstract

In this chapter we consider the basic properties of fractional viscoelasticity, restricting our analysis to linear theory in one-dimensional case. Fractional refers to the nature of the constitutive laws that contain nonlocal operators interpreted in terms of fractional integrals and derivatives. The memory effects in time turn out to be expressed in terms of functions of the Mittag-Leffler type.

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