Green s Function and Boundary Elements of Multifield Materials Book

Green s Function and Boundary Elements of Multifield Materials


  • Author : Qing-Hua Qin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 0080478069

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Green s Function and Boundary Elements of Multifield Materials Excerpt :

Green's Function and Boundary Elements of Multifield Materials contains a comprehensive treatment of multifield materials under coupled thermal, magnetic, electric, and mechanical loads. Its easy-to-understand text clarifies some of the most advanced techniques for deriving Green's function and the related boundary element formulation of magnetoelectroelastic materials: Radon transform, potential function approach, Fourier transform. Our hope in preparing this book is to attract interested readers and researchers to a new field that continues to provide fascinating and technologically important challenges. You will benefit from the authors' thorough coverage of general principles for each topic, followed by detailed mathematical derivation and worked examples as well as tables and figures where appropriate. In-depth explanations of the concept of Green's function Coupled thermo-magneto-electro-elastic analysis Detailed mathematical derivation for Green's functions

Radial Basis Function Methods For Large Scale Wave Propagation Book

Radial Basis Function Methods For Large Scale Wave Propagation


  • Author : Jun-Pu Li
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-12-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681088990

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Radial Basis Function Methods For Large Scale Wave Propagation Excerpt :

This book details the development of techniques and ideas from the radial basis function. It begins with a mathematical description of the basic concept of radial function method with chapters progressively delving into the derivation and construction of radial basis functions for large-scale wave propagation problems including singularity problems, high-frequency wave problems and large-scale computation problems. This reference, written by experts in numerical analysis, demonstrates how the functions arise naturally in mathematical analyses of structures responding to external loads. Readers are also equipped with mathematical knowledge about the radial basis function for understanding key algorithms required for practical solutions. Key features: - Introduces basic concepts of radial basis function methods - Provides detailed derivations of several radial basis functions - Explains complex problems using simple language - Contains a wide range of numerical examples to demonstrate applications of relevant functions - Combines the radial basis function with other known numerical methods (boundary element methods and differential equations). - Includes references and appropriate chapter appendices - Includes MATLAB codes for origin intensity factors and nearly singular factors for radial basis calculations The book is designed to make information about radial basis function methods more accessible to research scientists, professional engineers and postgraduate students, with a specific focus on large-scale wave propagation problems.

Special Topics in the Theory of Piezoelectricity Book

Special Topics in the Theory of Piezoelectricity


  • Author : Jiashi Yang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-06-08
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387894980

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Piezoelectricity has been a steadily growing field, with recent advances made by researchers from applied physics, acoustics, materials science, and engineering. This collective work presents a comprehensive treatment of selected advanced topics in the subject. The book is written for an intermediate graduate level and is intended for researchers, mechanical engineers, and applied mathematicians interested in the advances and new applications in piezoelectricity.

Methods of Fundamental Solutions in Solid Mechanics Book

Methods of Fundamental Solutions in Solid Mechanics


  • Author : Hui Wang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128182840

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Methods of Fundamental Solutions in Solid Mechanics presents the fundamentals of continuum mechanics, the foundational concepts of the MFS, and methodologies and applications to various engineering problems. Eight chapters give an overview of meshless methods, the mechanics of solids and structures, the basics of fundamental solutions and radical basis functions, meshless analysis for thin beam bending, thin plate bending, two-dimensional elastic, plane piezoelectric problems, and heat transfer in heterogeneous media. The book presents a working knowledge of the MFS that is aimed at solving real-world engineering problems through an understanding of the physical and mathematical characteristics of the MFS and its applications. Explains foundational concepts for the method of fundamental solutions (MFS) for the advanced numerical analysis of solid mechanics and heat transfer Extends the application of the MFS for use with complex problems Considers the majority of engineering problems, including beam bending, plate bending, elasticity, piezoelectricity and heat transfer Gives detailed solution procedures for engineering problems Offers a practical guide, complete with engineering examples, for the application of the MFS to real-world physical and engineering challenges

Trefftz and Fundamental Solution Based Finite Element Methods Book

Trefftz and Fundamental Solution Based Finite Element Methods


  • Author : Qing-Hua Qin
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814998550

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Trefftz and Fundamental Solution Based Finite Element Methods Excerpt :

This reference explains hybrid-Trefftz finite element method (FEM). Readers are introduced to the basic concepts and general element formulations of the method. This is followed by topics on non-homogeneous parabolic problems, thermal analysis of composites, and heat conduction in nonlinear functionally graded materials. A brief summary of the fundamental solution based-FEM is also presented followed by a discussion on axisymmetric potential problems and the rotordynamic response of tapered composites. The book is rounded by chapters that cover the n-sided polygonal hybrid finite elements and analysis of piezoelectric materials. Key Features - Systematic presentation of 9 topics - Covers FEMs in two sections: 1) hybrid-Trefftz method and 2) fundamental FEM solutions - Bibliographic references - Includes solutions to problems in the numerical analysis of different material types - Includes solutions to some problems encountered in civil engineering (seepage, heat transfer, etc). This reference is suitable for scholars involved in advanced courses in mathematics and engineering (civil engineering/materials engineering). Professionals involved in developing analytical tools for materials and construction testing can also benefit from the methods presented in the book.

Advanced Mechanics of Piezoelectricity Book

Advanced Mechanics of Piezoelectricity


  • Author : Qinghua Qin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642297670

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Advanced Mechanics of Piezoelectricity Excerpt :

"Advanced Mechanics of Piezoelectricity" presents a comprehensive treatment of piezoelectric materials using linear electroelastic theory, symplectic models, and Hamiltonian systems. It summarizes the current state of practice and presents the most recent research findings in piezoelectricity. It is intended for researchers and graduate students in the fields of applied mechanics, material science and engineering, computational engineering, and aerospace engineering. Dr. Qinghua Qin is a professor at the School of Engineering, Australian National University, Australia.

Mechanics of Asphalt  Microstructure and Micromechanics Book

Mechanics of Asphalt Microstructure and Micromechanics


  • Author : Linbing Wang
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2010-10-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071640978

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Mechanics of Asphalt Microstructure and Micromechanics Excerpt :

A State-of-the-Art Guide to the Mechanics of Asphalt Concrete Mechanics of Asphalt systematically covers both the fundamentals and most recent developments in applying rational mechanics, microstructure characterization methods, and numerical tools to understand the behavior of asphalt concrete (AC). The book describes the essential mathematics, mechanics, and numerical techniques required for comprehending advanced modeling and simulation of asphalt materials and asphalt pavements. Filled with detailed illustrations, this authoritative volume provides rational mechanisms to guide the development of best practices in mix design, construction methods, and performance evaluation of asphalt concrete. Mechanics of Asphalt covers: Fundamentals for mathematics and continuum mechanics Mechanical properties of constituents, including binder, aggregates, mastics, and mixtures Microstructure characterization Experimental methods to characterize the heterogeneous strain field Mixture theory and micromechanics applications Fundamentals of phenomenological models Multiscale modeling and moisture damage Models for asphalt concrete, including viscoplasticity, viscoplasticity with damage, disturbed state mechanics model, and fatigue failure criteria Finite element method, boundary element method, and discrete element method Digital specimen and digital test-integration of microstructure and simulation Simulation of asphalt compaction Characterization and modeling of anisotropic properties of asphalt concrete

Controllability of Dynamic Systems Book
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Controllability of Dynamic Systems


  • Author : Ara S. Avetisyan
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527509139

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Controllability of Dynamic Systems Excerpt :

The book is about the possibilities of involvement of the well-known Green’s function method in exact or approximate controllability analysis for dynamic systems. Due to existing extensions of the Green’s function notion to nonlinear systems, the approach developed here is valid for systems with both linear and nonlinear dynamics. The book offers a number of particular examples, covering specific issues that make the controllability analysis sophisticated, such as coordinate dependent characteristics, point sources, unbounded domains, higher dimensions, and specific nonlinearities. It also offers extensive numerical analysis, which reveals both advantages and drawbacks of the approach. As such, the book will be of interest to researchers interested in the theory and practice of control, as well as PhD and Master’s students.

Polymers   Opportunities and Risks I Book

Polymers Opportunities and Risks I


  • Author : Peter Eyerer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-07-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540884163

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Polymers Opportunities and Risks I Excerpt :

Since their first industrial use polymers have gained a tremendous success. The two volumes of "Polymers - Opportunities and Risks" elaborate on both their potentials and on the impact on the environment arising from their production and applications. Volume 11 "Polymers - Opportunities and Risks I: General and Environmental Aspects" is dedicated to the basics of the engineering of polymers – always with a view to possible environmental implications. Topics include: materials, processing, designing, surfaces, the utilization phase, recycling, and depositing. Volume 12 "Polymers - Opportunities and Risks II: Sustainability, Product Design and Processing" highlights raw materials and renewable polymers, sustainability, additives for manufacture and processing, melt modification, biodegradation, adhesive technologies, and solar applications. All contributions were written by leading experts with substantial practical experience in their fields. They are an invaluable source of information not only for scientists, but also for environmental managers and decision makers.

Current Trends in Mathematical Analysis and Its Interdisciplinary Applications Book

Current Trends in Mathematical Analysis and Its Interdisciplinary Applications


  • Author : Hemen Dutta
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 909
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030152420

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This book explores several important aspects of recent developments in the interdisciplinary applications of mathematical analysis (MA), and highlights how MA is now being employed in many areas of scientific research. Each of the 23 carefully reviewed chapters was written by experienced expert(s) in respective field, and will enrich readers’ understanding of the respective research problems, providing them with sufficient background to understand the theories, methods and applications discussed. The book’s main goal is to highlight the latest trends and advances, equipping interested readers to pursue further research of their own. Given its scope, the book will especially benefit graduate and PhD students, researchers in the applied sciences, educators, and engineers with an interest in recent developments in the interdisciplinary applications of mathematical analysis.

Wear In Advanced Engineering Applications And Materials Book

Wear In Advanced Engineering Applications And Materials


  • Author : Luis Rodriguez-tembleque
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2022-03-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781800610705

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Wear In Advanced Engineering Applications And Materials Excerpt :

Wear is one of the main reasons mechanical components and materials become inoperable, rendering enormous costs to society over time. Estimating wear allows engineers to predict the useful life of modern mechanical elements, reduce the costs of inoperability, or obtain optimal designs (i.e. selecting proper materials, shapes, and surface finishing according to mechanical conditions and durability) to reduce the impact of wear.Wear in Advanced Engineering Applications and Materials presents recent computational and practical research studying damage and wear in advanced engineering applications and materials. As such, this book covers numerical formulations based on the finite element method (FEM) — and the boundary element method (BEM) — as well as theoretical and experimental research to predict the wear response or life-limiting failure of engineering applications.

Modeling and Simulation of Tribological Problems in Technology Book

Modeling and Simulation of Tribological Problems in Technology


  • Author : Marco Paggi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030203771

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Modeling and Simulation of Tribological Problems in Technology Excerpt :

This book conveys, in a self-contained manner, the fundamental concepts for classifying types of contact, the essential mathematical methods for the formulation of contact problems, and the numerical methods required for their solution. In addition to the methodologies, it covers a broad range of applications, including contact problems in mechanical engineering, microelectronics and nanomechanics. All chapters provide both substantial background on the theory and numerical methods, and in-depth treatments of cutting-edge research topics and applications. The book is primarily intended for doctoral students of applied mathematics, mechanics, engineering and physics with a strong interest in the theoretical modelling, numerical simulation and experimental characterization of contact problems in technology. It will also benefit researchers in the above mentioned and neighbouring fields working in academia or at private research and development centres who are interested in a concise yet comprehensive overview of contact mechanics, from its fundamental mathematical background, to the computational methods and the experimental techniques currently available for the solution of contact problems.

Applied Mechanics Reviews Book

Applied Mechanics Reviews


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Mechanics, Applied
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OSU:32435026160754

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Multifield Problems Book

Multifield Problems


  • Author : A.-M. Sändig
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662040157

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Multifield Problems Excerpt :

The simulation of complex engineering problems often involves an interaction or coupling of individual phenomena, which are traditionally related by themselves to separate fields of applied mechanics. Typical examples of these so-called multifield problems are the thermo-mechanical analysis of solids with coupling between mechanical stress analysis and thermal heat transfer processes, the simulation of coupled deformation and fluid transport mechanisms in porous media, the prediction of mass transprot and phase transition phenomena of mixtures, the analysis of sedimentation processes based on an interaction of particle dynamics and viscous flow, the simulation of multibody systems and fluid-structure interactions based on solid-to-solid and solid-to-fluid contact mechanisms.

Analysis and Simulation of Multifield Problems Book

Analysis and Simulation of Multifield Problems


  • Author : Wolfgang L. Wendland
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540365273

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Analysis and Simulation of Multifield Problems Excerpt :

The analysis and simulation of multifield problems have recently become one of the most actual and vivid areas of research. Although the individual subproblems of complex technical and physical phenomena often are understood separately, their interaction and coupling create not only new difficulties but also a complete new level and quality of interacting coupled field problems. Presented by leading experts this book includes recent results in these fields from the International Conference on Multifield Problems, April 8-10, 2002 at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.