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As one of the results of an ambitious project, this handbook provides a well-structured directory
of globally available software tools in the area of Integrated Computational [...]
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The shaped metal deposition (SMD) process is a novel manufacturing technology which is similar to the multi-pass welding used for building features such as lugs and flanges [...]
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A finite element formulation for the analysis of geometrically nonlinear shell problems is presented. Degenerated 3D elasticity elements are used for the finite element discretization [...]
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A simple method to automatically update the finite element mesh of the analysis domain is proposed for cases when the shape of the domain in modified. The method considers [...]
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A total Lagrangian formulation for the large displacement large rotation: analysis of shells using finite elements is presented. Different expressions for the strain matrix [...]
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One of the aims of this text is to show some important results in LES modelling and to identify which are main mathematical problems for the development of a complete theory. [...]
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Efficiency and accuracy are vital for the acceptable simulation of large scale industrial sheet stamping problems. Two aspects, implemented within the explicit dynamic program [...]
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This paper describes a number of triangular and quadrilateral plate and Shell elements derived via Reissner-Mindlin plate theory and mixed interpolation. It shown how by introducing [...]
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This paper presents the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) and its application to multi-fluid flows. Key features of the method are the use of a Lagrangian description [...]
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Management and follow-up of chronic aortic dissections continues to be a clinical challenge due to progressive aortic dilatation. To predict dilatation, guidelines suggest [...]
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The chapter investigates Shock Control Bumps (SCB) on a Natural Laminar Flow (NLF) aerofoil; RAE 5243 for Active Flow Control (AFC). A SCB approach is used to decelerate supersonic [...]
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In this paper the so-called added-mass effect is investigated from a different point of view of previous publications. The monolithic fluid structure problem is partitioned [...]
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High sea states, waves breaking near shores andmoving ships, the interaction of extremewaveswith floating structures, green water on deck and sloshing (e.g. in liquid natural [...]
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In this work we present a theory of the multilayer perceptron from the perspective of functional analysis and variational calculus. Within this formulation, the learning problem [...]
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The study of ancient structures composed of stone arches and vaults requires the use of specific techniques of analysis endowed with powerful procedures for the modelling [...]
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Stamping of sheet-metal parts by means of punches and dies is a standard manufacturing process. However, despite its broad application in industry, the design of forming processes [...]
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Viele Konstruktionen besitzen konstante geometrische Eigenschaften entlang einer bestimmten Richtung. Derartige prismatische Strukturen sind bei Platten weit verbreitet, bei [...]
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In this paper some adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) strategies for finite element analysis of structural problems are discussed. Two mesh optimality criteria based on the equal [...]
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A formal analogy between the equations of pure plastic and viscoplastic flow theory for void containing metals and those of standard non linear elasticity is presented. It [...]
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The accurate solution of convection type problems on practical grids has been ever a challenging issue, and invariably some sort of stabilization is needed in order to get [...]
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The paper presents an overview of the possibilities of parallel computing for the analysis of industrial forming processes using the finite element method. The theoretical [...]
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This chapter presents an overview of some computational methods for analysis of ship hydrodynamics problems. Attention is focused on the description of a stabilized finite [...]
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We present some developments in the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for the solution of complex coupled problems in marine, naval and harbour engineering involving fluid-soil-structure [...]
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A stabilized finite point method (FPM) for the meshless analysis of incompressible fluid flow problems is presented. The stabilization approach is based in the finite calculus [...]
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We present some developments in the formulation of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for analysis of complex coupled problems on fluid and solid mechanics in engineering [...]
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This paper shows applications of a recently developed shell element to the analysis of thin shell and membrane structures. The element is a three node triangle with only translational [...]
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We present a general Lagrangian formulation for treating elastic solids and quasi/fully incompressible fluids in a unified form. The formulation allows to treat solid and [...]
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This paper shows applications of a recently developed thin shell element adequate for the analysis of membrane and inflatable structures. The element is a three node triangle [...]
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The expression “finite calculus” refers to the derivation of the governing differential equations in mechanics by invoking balance of fluxes, forces, etc. in a [...]
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This paper summarizes the development for a large displacement formulation of a membrance composed of three-node triangular elements. A formulation in terms of the deformation [...]
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We present a general formulation for incompressible fluid flow analysis using the finite element method (FEM). The necessary stabilization for dealing with convective effects [...]