Computational Solid Mechanics

  • S. Reese, K. Manjunatha, M. Behr, F. Vogt
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Drug-eluting stents were developed to counteract the severe restenosis observed after bare-metal stent implantation. The risk of restenosis still prevailed due to the inhibitory [...]

  • H. Holthusen, T. Brepols, J. Simon, S. Reese
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Within this contribution, we discuss additional theoretical as well as numerical aspects of the material model developed in [1, 2], where a `two-surface' damage-plasticity [...]

  • F. Liguori, A. Madeo
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    A corotational mixed flat shell element for the geometrically nonlinear analysis of laminated composite structures is presented. The stress interpolation is derived from the [...]

  • P. Zhang
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Within the framework of linear elastic fracture mechanics, the stress intensity factors (SIFs) are the mostly applied crack-tip characterizing parameters. To obtain the SIFs, [...]

  • K. Ypsilantis, M. Faes, J. Ivens, D. Moens
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The Discrete Material Optimization (DMO) and the Shape Function with Penalization (SFP) constitute the state-of-the-art material interpolation techniques for identifying from [...]

  • I. Sioutis, K. Tserpes
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Fiber bridging is a mechanism that may significantly alter the fracture behavior of composite laminates, adhesively bonded laminates, welded laminates, and co-consolidated [...]

  • M. Reuvers, B. Boes, S. Felder, T. Brepols, S. Reese
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Thermoplastic materials are widely used for thermoforming and injection moulding processes, since their low density in combination with a high strength to mass ratio are interesting [...]

  • J. Wild, H. Strüber, F. Moens, B. v.an Rooijen, H. Maseland
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The feasibility of laminar flow control technology for future wing is bound to the development of a leading edge high-lift system that complies with the requirements on smooth [...]

  • M. Gross, J. Dietzsch, F. Concas
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Liquid crystal elastomers (LCEs) are soft materials, which are capable of large deformations induced by temperature changes and ultraviolet irradiation [1]. Since many years, [...]

  • M. Rosso, G. Marasco, L. Tanzi, S. Aiello, A. Aloisio, R. Cucuzza, B. Chiaia, G. Cirrincione, G. Marano
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Innovative, automated, and non-invasive techniques have been developed by scientific community to indirectly assess structural conditions and support the decision-making process [...]

  • K. Papadopoulos, K. Tserpes
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In the present work, analytical and numerical models have been developed to calculate shock wave stresses caused by laser plasma in a material interface. The input pressure [...]

  • G. Solorzano, V. Plevris
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete (RC) shear walls are often used as the main lateral-resisting component in the seismic design of buildings. They provide a large percentage of the lateral [...]

  • A. El-Tohfa, F. Mukhtar
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Generalized finite element method (GFEM) has proven itself as a tool of choice over the conventional FEM in fracture analysis due to enhanced computational efficiency as well [...]

  • R. Liberotti, F. Cluni, F. Faralli, V. Gusella
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The preservation of heritage buildings is not just about the structural safety, but it is necessarily related to the central themes of restoration, fruition and reuse of ancient [...]

  • C. Almeida, J. Cardoso, P. Coelho, A. Velhinho, J. Xavier, J. Borges
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Developing a new generation of multifunctional metamaterials with unusual thermoelastic properties enables a wide range of industrial applications, particularly in the aerospace [...]

  • M. Moscatelli, C. Comi, J. Marigo
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This work analyzes structural waves that propagate freely along taut cables, characterized by a discrete array of scatter elements. The outcomes underline the role played [...]

  • V. Usenco, K. Lasn
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) are gaining momentum for in-situ condition monitoring and damage detection purposes. Although DOFS are a versatile sensing method [...]

  • H. Al-Gahtani
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The present paper aims at deriving closed-form expressions for the optimum winding angles of fibres in laminated cylindrical pressure vessels subjected to internal pressure, [...]

  • M. Ricci
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    There are two basic methods for radial external load distribution calculation on rolling elements in a rolling element bearing: the discrete method and the integral method. [...]

  • R. Quinteros-Mayne, I. de Artega Jorda, J. Cabrero
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Wood is a heterogeneous material, whose morphology and topology make the prediction of its mechanical behavior complex under different boundary conditions [1-3]. In this way, [...]

  • I. Guz, J. Hastie, M. Kashtalyan
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Spoolable thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) is an ideal alternative to traditional, heavier metallic counterparts for deepwater riser applications. During operation the pipe [...]

  • J. Ren
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The mechanical and thermal behaviours of layered structures is of great importance for many advanced material systems and loading conditions. The responses of layered structures [...]

  • V. Giglioni, I. Venanzi, V. Poggioni, A. Baia, A. Milani, F. Ubertini
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    During their life-cycle, civil infrastructures are continuously prone to significant functionality losses, primarily due to material's degradation and exposure to several [...]

  • M. Bosch, M. Nitzlader, T. Burghardt, M. Bachmann, H. Binz, L. Blandini, M. Kreimeyer
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The construction sector is responsible for high grey energy consumption and high greenhouse gas emissions. Adaptive structures can be a suitable solution to counteract this. [...]

  • N. Nodargi, C. Intrigila, P. Bisegna
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Piezoelectric lattice metamaterials are considered. A computationally-effective homogenisation method is developed based on the recent solution to the Saint-Venant problem [...]

  • R. Lazo-Molina, C. Guzmán, J. Pina, E. Saavedra Flores, S. Yanez
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Some of the most frequently observed phenomena in structural materials are creep and relaxation. Both are associated with time-dependent behavior and dissipative rheological [...]

  • A. Fanara, L. Courard, F. Collin
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Decreasing CO2 emissions and preserving natural resources are necessary to the well-being of our civilisations. In the construction industry, recycling old concrete members [...]

  • P. Wasmer, P. Betsch
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The geometrically exact beam theory is one of the most prominent non-linear beam models. It can be used to simulate aerial runways or pantograph-catenaries, where a sliding [...]

  • P. Meriggi, S. De Santis, R. Fugger, R. Yanez Chura, G. de Felice
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Façades belonging to historical masonry constructions typically fail by out-of-plane mechanisms. The estimate of their out-of-plane capacity is not a trivial task, [...]

  • R. Quevedo-Reina, G. Álamo, L. Padrón, J. Aznárez
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The dynamic characterization of an offshore wind turbine (OWT) and its foundation is an important task within the design stage of the support structure. The system fundamental [...]

  • H. Pezeshki, D. Pavlou, S. C. Siriwardane
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Offshore wind turbines (OWT) are exposed to different categories of ocean waves during their lifetime. Most ocean waves are categorized in the second-order nonlinear [...]

  • M. Cao, E. Palkanoglou, K. Baxevanakis, V. Silberschmidt
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Compacted graphite iron (CGI) is used in numerous applications, e.g., in the automotive industry, in tools and pipes, thanks to its excellent thermomechanical properties. [...]

  • F. Schneider-Jung, L. Burger, J. Linn
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this work, we propose an efficient methodology for the assessment of noise transmission through cables and hoses. An interactive simulation with a geometrically exact Cosserat [...]

  • V. Cool, F. Naets, L. Van Belle, W. Desmet, E. Deckers
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Periodic structures such as metamaterials and phononic crystals hold potential as promising compact and lightweight solutions for noise and/or vibration attenuation in targeted [...]

  • R. Schoof, F. Castelli, W. Dörfler
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Two chemo-mechanical coupled models for electrode particles of lithium-ion batteries are compared. On the one hand a Cahn­Hilliard-type phase-field approach models lithium [...]

  • I. Kalaimani, J. Dietzsch, M. Groß
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    We propose a new variational formulation for large deformations in dynamical systems made of 3D-fiber-reinforced composites. The formulation emanates from the dynamic variational [...]

  • M. Krause, T. Böhlke
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The prediction of local field statistics from effective properties is an open problem in the field of micromechanics. Partial information on the local field statistics is [...]

  • L. Luberto, K. de Payrebrune
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In selective laser melting, components are produced by layer-by-layer melting of a powder bed. To investigate the interaction between the powder bed and the laser energy in [...]

  • R. Talo, M. Kyaure, S. Khalaf, A. El Refai, F. Abed
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete (RC) structures deteriorate over time and therefore, need to be strengthened. Despite the fact that RC structurtes have a decent fire rating, the performance [...]

  • T. Laschuetza, T. Seelig
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    A simple and yet physically motivated continuum-micromechanical model for crazing is developed, focussing on cyclic loading. The model features fibril drawing and fibril creep [...]

  • S. Takhirov, S. Orunbaev, E. Toshmatov, R. Shamansurov, R. Shamansurov, Z. Baiyzbekov
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The paper presents recent results of an ongoing collaborative research project focused on modelling the Kurpsai water dam in Kyrgyzstan. The research team includes scientists [...]

  • S. Tveit, A. Reyes, E. Erduran
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this paper a multi-stage numerical analysis is presented with the aim to investigate effects of forming on the high-cycle fatigue performance of a deep-drawn aluminum sheet [...]

  • Y. Heider
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The focus of this contribution is laid on different aspects and instances related to porous media fracture under non-isothermal conditions. This includes the extreme case [...]

  • M. Stavole, R. Sato, M. Lohk, S. Leyendecker
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    When modelling slender bodies made of composite materials as beams, homogenized stiffness coefficients must be obtained. In [2, 3], analytic expressions for these are obtained [...]

  • J. Barrera Cruz, K. Maute
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Research on Soft Active Materials (SAMs) has flourished in recent years driven mainly by potential applications to actuation systems, tissue engineering, and soft robotics. [...]

  • F. Kästner, K. de Payrebrune
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Striving for the optimization and the increase of efficiency of various systems demands further developments of the classic manufacturing methods. Especially grinding processes, [...]

  • M. Mellmann, B. Ankay, E. Perras, C. Zhang
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this study, the complex band structures of geometrically nonlinear periodic frame structures are calculated by using the Spectral Element Method (SEM). For this purpose, [...]

  • L. Farahzadi, M. Kioumarsi
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Global warming is one of the most important environmental issues that threatens the living on this globe so far.

  • C. van Mierlo, M. Faes, D. Moens
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This paper introduces a novel method to create an interval field based on measurement data. Such interval fields are typically used to describe a spatially distributed non-deterministic [...]

  • T. Ströhle, P. Betsch
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This paper is concerned with the inverse dynamics of flexible mechanical systems whose motion is governed by quasi-linear hyperbolic partial differential equations. Problems [...]

  • A. Gangwar, D. Joglekar
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    We advance this field by systematically exploring nonlinear interactions of A0 Lamb mode signals with delamination defects of various sizes and interlaminar locations, to [...]

  • V. Plevris, G. Solorzano, N. Bakas, M. Ben Seghier
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Performance metrics (Evaluation metrics or error metrics) are crucial components of regression analysis and machine learning-based prediction models. A performance metric [...]

  • E. Iuliano, D. Quagliarella, J. Wild
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This work describes the cooperative/competitive design process that led to the definition of the Krueger flap to be used in the numerical and experimental tests of the European [...]

  • J. Methel, F. Méry, M. Forte, O. Vermeersch
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Reducing aircraft fuel consumption by maximising the extent of laminar flow on wings assumes that the initial flow, along the wing's attachment line, is laminar. However, [...]

  • J. Ponsin, C. Lozano
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this paper, we describe the numerical simulations carried out within the H2020 UHURA project of the turbulent unsteady flow generated during the motion of a Krueger device [...]

  • A. Hasabnis, H. Maseland, F. Moens
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The Chimera method [1] is an established method for simulation of overlapping grids. Meshing parts independently has made this method popular for complex geometries as well [...]

  • M. Schiantella, M. Gilbert, C. Smith, L. He, F. Cluni, V. Gusella
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Masonry structures forming part of our historical heritage were often constructed using nonperiodic textures. In this case, unlike the situation for masonry with periodic [...]

  • A. Amendola, F. Fraternali, G. Saccomandi
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This work discusses the mathematical properties of the interaction potential that characterizes tensegrity mass-spring chains, and its implications in terms of the propagation [...]

  • A. Bral, L. Daelemans, J. Degroote
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Air jet weaving, where the weft yarn is transported through the machine using air as propelling medium, is a popular weaving method due to its superior productivity, however [...]

  • R. Massabò, I. Monetto
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Multiscale structural models based on the coupling of a zigzag kinematics and a cohesive crack approach have been recently formulated to analyze the response of shear deformable [...]

  • M. Hawwash, V. Dörlich, J. Linn, R. Keller, R. Müller
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In the development and manufacturing process of modern cars, cables and hoses are important system components. In automotive industry, virtual assembly planning and digital [...]

  • K. Martin, J. Waimann, S. Reese
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The prediction of leakage in polymer seals is still a particular challenge due to many dependencies: manufacturing inaccuracy, microparticles on the contact surface and surface [...]

  • D. Tavakoli, M. Hajmohammadian Baghban
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Calcium silicate hydrate (CSH) gel, as the most important component of hydration products, has the most significant effect on the properties of hardened cement paste. One [...]

  • E. Moreno-Zapata, J. Cabrero-Ballarín, G. Ramos-Ruiz, G. Vargas-Silva
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This research presents an optimization problem, which aims to understand the inherent design rules of the shape of a tree. It makes use of a classical optimization problem, [...]

  • S. Neeckx, B. Blockmans, W. Rottiers, W. Desmet
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Lubrication is vital to improve performance, efficiency and durability in transmissions; it serves to minimize wear, noise, vibration and friction. The proper functioning [...]

  • D. Addessi, P. Di Re, C. Gatta, E. Sacco
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The present paper investigates the response of masonry structural elements with periodic texture adopting an advanced multiscale finite element model, coupling different formulations [...]

  • R. Carriere, A. Cherniaev
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Parameters of the honeycomb core (such as cell size and foil thickness), as well as the material of the core, influence the ballistic performance of honeycomb-core sandwich [...]

  • D. Liberatore, D. Addessi, A. Paoloni
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The equivalent frame model takes into account the shear and bending mechanisms that take place in piers and spandrels through plastic hinges. It represents a good compromise [...]

  • N. Ayoub, W. Larbi, J. Deü
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This paper presents an extension of the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition method (POD) to nonlinear dynamic analysis of reinforced concrete multistory frame structure where [...]

  • M. Cojocaru, L. Sufrà, P. Scienza
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) plays a critical role in designing safe storage and transport systems for hydrogen. Fine mesh resolution and detailed chemistry are essential [...]

  • A. Amendola, O. Mattei, A. Fortunato, P. Seppecher, F. Fraternali, G. Milton
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    We formulate a linear programming approach to the limit analysis of discrete element models of masonry structures. Numerical results show the ability of the given procedure [...]

  • R. Sondershaus, R. Müller
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In the last decade, the phase field model has been established to simulate crack nucleation as well as crack propagation. In this variational approach the physically discontinuity [...]

  • A. mirzai
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The laser host materials undergo relatively small changes in their intrinsic properties due to various sources during an experiment. These sources are often related to temperature [...]

  • C. Kalfountzos, G. Bikakis, E. Theotokoglou
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Buckling is very important for structural design, especially when the structure is thin-walled. Slender plates are widely used as structural members in civil, naval and aerospace [...]

  • M. Harder, P. Lion, L. Mäde, T. Beck, H. Gottschalk
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The analysis of standardized low cycle fatigue (LCF) experiments shows that the failure times widely scatter. Furthermore, mechanical components often fail before the deterministic [...]

  • S. Constandinou, J. Blackford, K. Hanley
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In Discrete Element Modelling (DEM), non-spherical particles are often emulated using clusters of rigidly connected spheres that can be either overlapping or not. Within this [...]

  • E. Berszány, M. Stein, V. Bykov, U. Maas
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) process with urea-water solution (UWS) is often used in automotive industry to decrease emissions of nitric oxides (NO x) in the exhaust [...]

  • A. Gesualdo, M. Guadagnuolo
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In seismic prone areas ecclesiastical masonry complexes have shown a very high vulnerability, as detected after the last Italian earthquakes, such as those occurred in [...]

  • S. Caprili, F. Mattei, W. Salvatore
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The structural performance of a steel Concentrically Braced Frame (CBF) equipped with replaceable dissipative seismic components, called DRBrC, is presented. X-diagonal CBFs [...]

  • A. Natali, F. Morelli
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this paper, performance of dissipative reduced-section diagonals implemented in Automated Rack Supported Warehouses (ARSWs) is analysed. ARSWs are storage systems where [...]

  • Y. Kishimoto, Y. Kobayashi
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This study has developed a novel finite element named interfacial element which simulates the contact between microscale asperities at contact surfaces of bolted joints. In [...]

  • T. Zhao, F. Schneider-Jung, J. Linn, R. Müller
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    This contribution introduces a novel approach to simulate the nonlinear elastic bending behaviour of cables. Bending tests on real cables with complex structures clearly show [...]

  • D. Nguyen, S. Kahms
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    On gravel roads, tires are not in direct contact with the surface. Particles of e.g. sand or stone contact directly with the tire and cause the tire to wear. During the sliding [...]

  • R. Bilz, K. de Payrebrune
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Particles between the contact interfaces of two components in relative motion are present in many technical applications and can strongly influence the system behavior. In [...]

  • J. Waimann, C. Gierden, S. Reese
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The properties of shape memory alloys (SMA) are mainly influenced by phase transformations between austenite and martensite. The complex material behavior is described by [...]

  • M. Grube, R. Seifried
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    For the simulation and model-based control of soft robots accurate models are required. In this contribution the simulation of a simple soft robot with the cosserat rod theory [...]

  • F. Bjørheim, S. C. Siriwardane, D. Pavlou
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Recently proposed damage models are presented and compared. In addition, a deterministic algorithm for nonlinear fatigue damage monitoring is presented and discussed. Furthermore, [...]

  • C. Brokmann, C. Alter, S. Kolling
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In accidents involving cars with pedestrians, the impact of the head on structural parts of the vehicle takes a significant risk of injury. If the head hits the windscreen, [...]

  • M. Kaiser, T. Fries
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    We propose a reformulation of linear Kirchhoff beams in two dimensions based on the tangential differential calculus (TDC). The rotation-free formulation of the Kirchhoff [...]

  • A. Khurana, G. Zurlo, M. Joglekar
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Actuation devices made of dielectric elastomers are prone to compression induced wrinkling instabilities, which can adversely affect their performance and may lead to device [...]

  • V. Piluso, A. Pisapia
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In the present research work, a theoretical approach to evaluate the ultimate resistance of aluminium alloy members subjected to local buckling under uniform compression is [...]

  • T. Koenis, N. van Hoorn, M. Moghadasi
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    During manufacturing of composite materials residual stresses can result in distortion of the final part. This distortion is even more critical when building on existing parts, [...]

  • D. Faraci, A. Nastro, V. Zega, C. Comi
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The development and optimization of Micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) devices, due to their small size scale, require testing and precise characterization. As an example, [...]

  • M. Miah, W. Lienhart
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The uncertainties of parameters quantification due to various known and unknown conditions are crucial to understand structural health monitoring (SHM) systems. For instance, [...]

  • C. Gierden, J. Waimann, B. Svendsen, S. Reese
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Given a heterogeneous material, the mechanical behavior of its microstructure can be investigated by an algorithm that uses the Fourier representation of the Lippmann-Schwinger [...]

  • M. Ben Seghier, V. Plevris, G. Solorzano
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    In this paper, the potential of building more accurate and robust models for the prediction of the ultimate pure bending capacity of steel circular tubes using artificial [...]

  • R. Hein, F. Winkelmann
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Additive manufacturing (AM) is considered as a key technology for the efficient production of individualized components. The technique enables the tool-less production of [...]

  • J. Du, M. Huang, S. Li, V. Silberschmidt
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    Bone mineral density (BMD) is one of the important parameters used to characterise bone quality. Clinically, the only recommended method - dual X-ray absorptiometry - can [...]

  • M. Lainer, G. Müller
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The Wave Based Method (WBM), which describes field variables of a boundary value problem with weighted wave functions, is used to model a layered halfspace under harmonic [...]

  • A. Myśliński, A. Chudzikiewicz
    eccomas2022.

    Abstract
    The paper is concerned with the development of the numerical procedure to solve the wheel-rail contact problem and the computation of the distribution of surface flash temperatures, [...]

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