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A simple and efficient hidden line algorithm for finite element models is described here. The algorithm runs quickly, it has low computer storage and core size requirements. [...]
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This paper is devoted to the numerical solution of phase-change problems in two dimensions. The technique of finite elements is employed. The discretization is carried out [...]
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This work is devoted to the simulation by finite elements of nearly incompressible inviscid flows in real 3D geometries, by means of an Euler code based on the SUPG (streamline [...]
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This paper summarizes the state of the art of the numerical solution of phase-change problems. After describing the governing equations, a review of the existing methods is [...]
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Addresses two difficulties which arise when using a compressible code with equal order interpolation (non‐staggered grids in the finite‐difference nomenclature) to capture [...]
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This paper deals with the solution of the title problem in the case where the outer boundary is subjected to uniform, hydrostatic pressure while the inner edge of the plate [...]
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This work is devoted to the simulation by finite elements of nearly incompressible inviscid flows in real 3D geometries, by means of an Euler code based on the SUPG (streamline [...]
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We present a method to assess the stability of pairs of interpolation spaces for mixed formulations. The method is based on a straightforward calculation of the eigenvalues [...]
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This paper presents several numerical results using a vectorized version of a 3D finite element compressible and nearly incompressible Euler and Navier–Stokes code. [...]
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In a recent paper we presented a data structure to be used with multigrid techniques on non‐homogeneously refined FEM meshes. This paper focuses on the adaptive refinement [...]
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The modelling of liquid flow in gas‐stirred vessels is described. A simple two‐phase model accounts for the buoyancy effect of bubbles. Friction between liquid and gas [...]
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Transverse vibrations of the structural system described in the title are analyzed by using classical plate theory and employing two different methodologies: the recently [...]
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The usefulness of using the speckle photography technique in fracture mechanics to check numerical calculations is demonstrated for an internally pressurized cylinder with [...]
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An approximate analytical solution is obtained for the title problem by using a Navier-type solution. It is shown that the fundamental frequency coefficient obtained by means [...]
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The steady flow of blood through three common types of prosthetic heart valves was simulated numerically using the finite element method. The velocity, pressure and stress [...]
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Two techniques, speckle photography and holographic interferometry, were used to test three-dimensional finite-element calculations in an internally pressurized cylinder with [...]
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The fracture behaviour of a four-point bend surface-coated ceramic specimen with a through-the-thickness crack was experimentally investigated. Speckle photography was used [...]
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The pseudo‐concentration method is applied to the analysis of transient processes. A simple, easy‐to‐handle model is obtained by keeping an Eulerian description: it [...]
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In the prebuckling range of the complete nonlinear response of a structure submitted to destabilizing loads, a linearized stability analysis is generally an interesting tool. [...]
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This paper is an attempt to compare Newton and quasi-Newton methods in nonlinear structural dynamics. After a review of the classical iterative methods, several quasi-Newton [...]
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The usefulness of quasi-Newton methods for the solution of nonlinear systems of equations is demonstrated. After a review of the Newton iterative method, several quasi-Newton [...]
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An analysis of metal forming processes with axial geometry is performed by an expansion in Fourier series on the circumferential direction. For that purpose, an incremental [...]
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The type of convergence to the eigenspectrum of a structure calculated from a finite element analysis is examined in light of the variational properties of the Rayleigh quotient [...]
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This paper presents a method for straightening curved interfaces arising in phase‐change problems. The method works on isoparametric finite elements, performing a second [...]
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This paper report progress on a technique to accelerate the convergence to steady solutions when the streamline‐upwind/Petrov‐Galerkin (SUPG) technique is used. Both the [...]
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When explicit time marching algorithms are used to reach the steady state of problems governed by the Euler equations, the rate of convergence is strongly impaired both in [...]
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A semi‐analytical formulation is presented for transient metal‐forming processes which, being axisymmetric in geometry, are subjected to non‐axisymmetric loads and boundary [...]
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This research work deals with the analysis and test of a normalized‐Jacobian metric used as a measure of the quality of all‐hexahedral meshes. Instead of element qualities, [...]
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There has been some degree of success in all‐hexahedral meshing. Standard methods start with the object geometry defined by means of an all‐quadrilateral mesh, followed [...]
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This paper presents a finite element that incorporates weak, strong and both weak plus strong discontinuities with linear interpolations of the unknown [...]
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The problem related to the derivation of conforming deep shell finite elements is examined in the light of the thin shell theory and using the classical Loves strain energy [...]
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A finite element procedure for solving multidimensional phase change problems is described. The algorithm combines a temperature formulation with a finite element treatment [...]
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An isoparametric finite element tor the analysis of multi-layer composite materials is presented. Several linear and nonlinear stress-strain relations are discussed. Special [...]
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Using weak formulations and finite elements to solve heat-conduction problems with phase change finally leads to the solution, at each time step, of a nonlinear system of [...]
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Multigrid and adaptive refinement techniques are powerful tools in the resolution of problems arising from computational mechanics. In structured grids the number of numerical [...]
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This paper is both the description of a streamline-upwind/Petrov-Galerkin (SUPG) formulation and the documentation of the development of a code for the finite element solution [...]
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Solving large systems of equations from CFD problems by the explicit pseudo-temporal scheme requires a very low amount of memory and is highly parallelizable, but the CPU [...]
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In this paper we present a new SUPG formulation for compressible and near incompressible Navier-Stokes equations [5]. It introduces an extension of the exact solution for [...]
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This paper presents the implementation of a local physics preconditioning mass matrix [8] for an unified approach of 3D compressible and incompressible Navier-Stokes equations [...]
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Laplace formulations are weak formulations of the Navier–Stokes equations commonly used in computational fluid dynamics. In these schemes, the viscous terms are given [...]
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The domain geometry is defined by means of a closed all-quadrilateral mesh. The outer mesh imposes very strong restrictions on the possible connectivities between the inner [...]
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In this work we extend the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) to multi-fluid flow problems with the aim of exploiting the fact that Lagrangian methods are specially well [...]
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A weighted least squares finite point method for compressible flow is formulated. Starting from a global cloud of points, local clouds are constructed using a Delaunay technique [...]
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The paper describes some recent developments in finite element and particle methods for analysis of a wide range of bulk forming processes. The developments include new stabilized [...]
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The tendency of the polymers to melt and drip when they are exposed to external heat source play a very important role in the ignition and the spread of fire. Numerical simulation [...]
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The extended Delaunay tessellation (EDT) is presented in this paper as the unique partition of a node set into polyhedral regions defined by nodes lying on the nearby Voronoï [...]
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A method is presented for the solution of an incompressible viscous fluid flow with heat transfer using a fully Lagrangian description of the motion. Due [...]
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A Petrov–Galerkin formulation based on two different perturbations to the weighting functions is presented. These perturbations stabilize the oscillations that are normally [...]
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We present a stabilized numerical formulation for incompressible continua based on a higher‐order Finite Calculus (FIC) approach and the finite element method. The focus [...]
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The rise of GPUs in modern high-performance systems increases the interest in porting portion of codes to such hardware. The current paper aims to explore the performance [...]
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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 increment [...]
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We examine the use of natural boundary conditions and conditions of the Sommerfeld type for finite element simulations of convective transport in viscous incompressible flows. [...]
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The method presented in Aubry et al. (Comput Struc 83:1459–1475, 2005) for the solution of an incompressible viscous fluid flow with heat transfer using a fully Lagrangian [...]
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An incompressible Finite Element Lagrangian code is presented and validated against classical experimental and numerical Eulerian results. The main distinction between an [...]
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The aim of this paper is to describe the methodology followed in order to determine the viscous effects of a uniform wind on the blades of small horizontal-axis wind turbines [...]
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This is part of an article series on a variational framework for continuum mechanics based on the Finite Increment Calculus (FIC). The formulation utilizes high order derivatives [...]
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We present an approach for the simulation of landslides using the Particle Finite Element Method of the second generation. In this work, the multiphase nature (granular phase [...]
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The latest generation of the particle finite element method (PFEM-2) is a numerical method based on the Lagrangian formulation of the equations, which presents advantages [...]
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At the local level, successful meshless techniques such as the Finite Point Method must have two main characteristics: a suitable geometrical support and a robust numerical [...]
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Problems characterised by steep moving gradients are challenging for any numerical technique and even more for the successful formulation of Reduced Order Models (ROMs). [...]
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In a previous paper, the authors presented an elemental enriched space to be used in a finite‐element framework (EFEM) capable of reproducing kinks and jumps in an unknown [...]
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The finite point method (FPM) is a meshless technique, which is based on both, a weighted least‐squares numerical approximation on local clouds of points and a collocation [...]
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The simulation of engineering problems is quite often a complex task that can be time consuming. In this context, the use of Hyper Reduced Order Models (HROMs) is a promising [...]
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– The purpose of this paper is to highlight the possibilities of a novel Lagrangian formulation in dealing with the solution [...]
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A weak form to compute the dipolar and monopolar surface gradients, related to a low-order panel method, is shown. The flow problem is formulated by means of a three-dimensional [...]
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Graphic processing units have received much attention in last years. Compute-intensive algorithms operating on multidimensional arrays that have nearest neighbor dependency [...]
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In the present work an implementation of the Back and Forth Error Compensation and Correction (BFECC) algorithm specially suited for running on General-Purpose Graphics Processing [...]
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Multifluids are those fluids in which their physical properties (viscosity or density) vary internally and abruptly forming internal interfaces that introduce a large nonlinearity [...]
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This work presents a novel proposal of a second-order accurate (in time and space) particle-based method for solving transport equations including incompressible [...]
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The purpose of this paper is to propose a new elemental enrichment technique to improve the accuracy of the simulations of thermal problems [...]
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An unstructured grid-based, parallel-free surface solver is presented. The overall scheme combines a finite-element, equal-order, projection-type 3-D incompressible flow solver [...]
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Discretization processes leading to numerical schemes sometimes produce undesirable effects. One potentially serious problem is that a discretization may produce the loss [...]
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This paper presents a high performance implementation for the particle-mesh based method called particle finite element method two (PFEM-2). It consists of a material derivative [...]
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Highly concentrated moving nonlinearities are extremely difficult to solve numerically. The Selective Laser Melting Additive Manufacturing process [...]
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Inhomogeneous essential boundary conditions must be carefully treated in the formulation of Reduced Order Models (ROMs) for non-linear problems. In order to investigate this [...]
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A closed form for the computation of the dipolar and monopolar influence coefficients related to a low-order panel method is shown. The flow problem is formulated by means [...]