Robust Meshfree Methods for Solid Mechanics Simulations

A talk given by A. Ortiz-Bernardin at the Encuentro de Elasticidad No Lineal, Homogenización y Fractura, June 23 – 24, 2015, Santiago, Chile.

 

Robust Meshfree Methods for Solid Mechanics Simulations

Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Universidad de Chile

Av. Beauchef 851, Santiago, 8370456, Chile

aortizb@ing.uchile.cl

Alejandro Ortiz-Bernardin, Ph.D.

 

ABSTRACT

In this talk, I will present recent developments in meshfree Galerkin methods for solid mechanics simulations and show how these methods can be made more robust by combining them with the virtual element method [1].

REFERENCES

[1]   L. Beirão da Veiga, F. Brezzi, A. Cangiani, G. Manzini, L. D. Marini, and A. Russo, “Basic principles of virtual element methods,” Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci., 23, 199-214 (2013).