Recent Advances in Boundary Element Methods

Recent Advances in Boundary Element Methods

By: G.D. Manolis (editor), D. Polyzos (editor)Hardback

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This volume, dedicated to Professor Dimitri Beskos, contains contributions from leading researchers in Europe, the USA, Japan and elsewhere, and addresses the needs of the computational mechanics research community in terms of timely information on boundary integral equation-based methods and techniques applied to a variety of fields. The contributors are well-known scientists, who also happen to be friends, collaborators as past students of Dimitri Beskos. Dimitri is one the BEM pioneers who started his career at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA, in the 1970s and is now with the University of Patras in Patras, Greece. The book is essentially a collection of both original and review articles on contemporary Boundary Element Methods (BEM) as well as on the newer Mesh Reduction Methods (MRM), covering a variety of research topics. Close to forty contributions compose an over-500 page volume that is rich in detail and wide in terms of breadth of coverage of the subject of integral equation formulations and solutions in both solid and fluid mechanics.

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Contents

Editorial; Biography of Dimitri Beskos; Stability Analysis of Plates, by M. H. Aliabadi, P.M. Baiz and E.L. Albuquerque; Multi-level Fast Multipole BEM for 3-D Elastodynamics, by Marc Bonnet, Stephanie Chaillat and Jean-Francois Semblat; A Semi-analytical Approach for Boundary Value Problems with Circular Boundaries, by Jeng-Tzong Chen, Ying-Te Lee, and Wei-Ming Lee; The Singular Function Boundary Integral Method for Elliptic Problems with Boundary Singularities, by Evgenia Christodoulou, Christos Xenophontos and Georgios Georgiou; Fast Multipole BEM and Genetic Algorithms for the Design of Foams with Functional-graded Thermal Conductivity, by Marco Dondero, Adrian P. Cisillino, Alexis Rodriguez Carranza and Georgios Stavroulakis; An Integral Equation Formulation of Three-dimensional Inhomogeneity Problems, by C.Y. Dong, F. Xie and E. Pan; Energy Flux across a Corrugated Interface of a Basin Subjected to a Plane Harmonic SH Wave, by Marijan Dravinski; Boundary Integral Equations and Fluid-structure Interaction at the Micro Scale, by Attilio Frangi; A 2D Time-domain BEM for Dynamic Crack Problems in Anisotropic Solids, by F. Garcia-Sanchez, Ch. Zhang, J. Sladek and V. Sladek; Simulation of Elastic Scattering with a Coupled FMBE-FE Approach, by Lothar Gaul, Dominik Brunner and Michael Junge; An Application of the BEM Numerical Green's Function Procedure to Study Cracks in Reissner's Plates, by S. Guimaraes and J.C.F. Telles; General Approaches for Formulating the Only-Weakly-Singular BIEs: For Tractions and Displacements in Elasticity, and for the Potential and its Gradients in Acoustics, by Z. D. Han and S. N. Atluri; Dynamic Inelastic Analysis with BEM: Results and Needs, by George D. Hatzigeorgiou; Quantifier-free Formulae for Inequality Constraints inside Boundary Elements, by Nikolaos I. Ioakimidis; Matrix Decomposition Algorithms Related to the MFS for Axisymmetric Problems, by Andreas Karageorghis and Yiorgos-Sokratis Smyrlis; Boundary Element Analysisof Gradient Elasticity Problems, by G. F. Karlis, S. V. Tsinopoulos and D. Polyzos; The Fractional Diffusion-wave Equation in Bounded Inhomogeneous Anisotropic Media. An AEM Solution, by John T. Katsikadelis; Efficient Solution for Composites Reinforced by Particles, by Vladimir Kompis, Mario Stiavnicky and Quing-Hua Qin; Development of the Fast Multipole Boundary Element Method for Acoustic Wave Problems, by Yijun Liu, Liang Shen and Milind Bapat; Some Issues on Formulations for Inhomogeneous Poroelastic Media, by George D. Manolis; Axisymmetric Acoustic Modeling by Time-domain Boundary Element Techniques, by Webe Joao Mansur, Arnaldo Warszawski and Delfim Soares Jr.; Fluid-structure Interaction by a Duhamel BEM/FEM Coupling; Andre Pereira and Gernot Beer; BEM Solution of Creep Fracture Problems using Strain Energy Density Rate Concept, by C.P. Providakis; MFS with RBF for Thin Plate Bending Problems on Elastic Foundation, by Qing-Hua Qin, Hui Wang and V. Kompis; Time Domain B-spline BEM Methods for Wave Propagation in 3-D Solids and Fluids including Dynamic Interaction Effects of Coupled Media , by Dimitris C. Rizos; A BEM Solution to the Nonlinear Inelastic Uniform Torsion Problem of Composite Bars, by Evangelos J. Sapountzakis and Vasileios J. Tsipiras; Time-domain BEM: Numerical Aspects of Collocation and Galerkin Formulations, by Martin Schanz, Thomas Ruberg and Lars Kielhorn; Some Investigations of Fast Multi-pole BEM in Solid Mechanics, by Zhenhan Yao; Thermomechanical Interfacial Crack Closure: A BEM Approach, by Georgios I. Giannopoulos, Loukas K. Keppas and Nick K. Anifantis; Author Index; Subject Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781402097096
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781402097096
  • weight: 998
  • ISBN10: 1402097093

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