Advanced Computational Materials Modeling: From Classical to Multi-Scale Techniques (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 445 pages
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With its discussion of strategies for modeling complex materials using new numerical techniques, mainly those based on the finite element method, this monograph covers a range of topics including computational plasticity, multi-scale formulations, optimization and parameter identification, damage mechanics and nonlinear finite elements.

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Local and Nonlocal Modeling of Ductile Damage
From Classical to MultiScale Techniques
Computational Homogenization for Localization and Damage
A Mixed Optimization Approach for Parameter Identification Applied
Semisolid Metallic Alloys Constitutive Modeling for the Simulation
Modeling of Powder Forming Processes Application of
Functionally Graded Piezoelectric Material Systems A Multiphysics
Variational Foundations of Large Strain Multiscale Solid Constitutive
A HomogenizationBased Prediction Method of Macroscopic Yield

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Miguel Vaz Jr. heads the research group "Development andApplication of Numerical Methods to Continuum Mechanics" at theState University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He received his Civil Engineering in 1998 from the Swansea University, UK. Hehas worked in multi-physics and coupled problems, especiallycomputational plasticity, thermo-mechanical coupling and polymermelt flow.

Eduardo A. de Souza Neto is a Reader at the School of Engineering,Swansea University, UK. He received his Ph.D. in 1994 from SwanseaUniversity for his work in computational plasticity. He hasdedicated his research activities to the development ofconstitutive models and numerical algorithms aimed at large straininelasticity. He authored key papers on finite element technology,finite strain plasticity and damage mechanics and has been morerecently publishing articles on multi-scale methods in non-linearsolid mechanics. He is also the author of a textbook oncomputational methods for plasticity.

Pablo Andrés Mu?oz-Rojas leads the "Computational MechanicsLaboratory" at the State University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Heobtained his Ph.D. degree at the Federal University of Rio Grandedo Sul, Brazil, with research on the application of optimizationtechniques to metal forming problems. He has focused his work onnumerical techniques for sensitivity analysis, parameteridentification of elastic-plastic properties and viscoelasticity.

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