The case of zero coupling number N in micropolar elasticity is considered. This situation has been examined by several investigators to simplify the analysis of micropolar materials. We show that the case of N = 0 is pathological and present a physical example.
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A Pathological Situation in Micropolar Elasticity
R. S. Lakes
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Lakes, R. S. (March 1, 1985). "A Pathological Situation in Micropolar Elasticity." ASME. J. Appl. Mech. March 1985; 52(1): 234–235. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.3169009
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