Boundary discretization using the edge-function method in three dimensional elasticity

P. M. Quinlan, J. J. Grannell, S. N. Atluri, J. E. Fitzgerald

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The edge function asymptotic boundary discretization method, which generates a partition of the boundary into a finite set of boundary elements, and its application to three-dimensional problems of linear isotropic elasticity are presented. The present solution representation, which is global, is constructed from asymptotic solutions of the Navier equations of elasticity. The unknown parameters are then determined by imposing the boundary conditions separately over each of the boundary elements. A numerical example is included and the results are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-24
Number of pages7
JournalApplied Mathematical Modelling
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1979


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