Extended Finite Element Method 1e

Extended Finite Element Method 1e

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Extended Finite Element Method provides an introduction to the extended finite element method (XFEM), a novel computational method which has been proposed to solve complex crack propagation problems. The book helps readers understand the method and make effective use of the XFEM code and software plugins now available to model and simulate these complex problems. The book explores the governing equation behind XFEM, including level set method and enrichment shape function. The authors outline a new XFEM algorithm based on the continuum-based shell and consider numerous practical problems, including planar discontinuities, arbitrary crack propagation in shells and dynamic response in 3D composite materials.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 286 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 012407717X
  • 9780124077171

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Fundamental linear elastic fracture mechanics Chapter 3: Dynamic crack propagation Chapter 4: Governing equation of XFEM Chapter 5: 2D examples and analyses Chapter 6: XFEM based on continuum-based shell Chapter 7: Sub-interface crack propagation in bi-materials Chapter 8: XFEM simulation for 3D composite materials Chapter 9: XFEM application for two phase flow Chapter 10: Research progress and related project on XFEM
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About Zhuo Zhuang

Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
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