A Variational Perspective on Wrinkling Patterns in Thin Elastic Sheets
The wrinkling of thin elastic sheets is very familiar: our skin wrinkles, drapes have coarsening folds, and a sheet stretched over a round surface must wrinkle or fold.
What kind of mathematics is relevant? Read the complete abstract: https://math.duke.edu/events/82666-variational-perspective-wrinkling-patterns-thin-elastic-sheets
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