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In Saint-Venant's principle named after the French elasticity theorist Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant can be stated as
Additional recommended knowledge
The original statement was published in French by Saint-Venant in 1855. Although stated verbally the principle is well known among mechanical engineers in this informal formulation. More recent mathematical literature gives a rigorous interpretation in the context of partial differential equations. An early contribution to this came from von Mises in 1955
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