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The e-book provides cutting-edge works in computational engineering. concentration is on mathematical modeling, numerical simulation, experimental validation and visualization in engineering sciences. particularly, the next themes are awarded: constitutive types and their implementation into finite point codes, numerical versions in nonlinear elasto-dynamics together with seismic excitations, multiphase versions in structural engineering and multiscale versions of fabrics platforms, sensitivity and reliability research of engineering constructions, the appliance of clinical computing in city water administration and hydraulic engineering, and the applying of genetic algorithms for the registration of laser scanner element clouds.

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A) Vertical stress T1 , horizontal stresses T2 and T3 . (b) Volumetric strain for the given stretching D. 63). In this form, they can be integrated with the above proposed methods. The results of such an integration with the half-explicit Euler method is shown in Fig. 17. The evolution of the internal variables and the yield function is shown in Fig. 18. In the region where fY D 0 an index 2 problem has been solved. 7 Conclusion Finite element programs need the consistent tangent operator to achieve quadratic convergence in the equilibrium iterations.

The chosen error tolerances are the same as in the previous example. 4 Extensions to Elasto-Plastic Models In this section, we extend our investigation to elasto-plastic models. In mathematical formulation, we obtain differential-algebraic systems of index 2. For their numerical integration, we propose a half-explicit Runge–Kutta method of order two. , [18]). 46) with the elastic modulus E. 47) where Dp denotes the plastic stretching. A yield function fY is defined to distinguish between elastic and plastic behavior.

Recall that we are given yn and ynC1 . yn / determine uniquely a quadratic interpolation polynomial. Let  D . n /= n . yn / : 20 W. Fellin and A. 62) which is a second-order approximation to y. n C n /, if the underlying integration scheme is of second order. Any root finding algorithm can be used to determine a root Â?  / in Œ0; 1. 62) is cheap, the bisection algorithm is efficient and reliable. The detected root finally provides us with a second-order approximation to the transition time ?

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