Boundary Element Methods in Applied Mechanics

1st Edition

Proceedings of the First Joint Japan/US Symposium on Boundary Element Methods, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 3-6 October 1988



This Proceedings features a broad range of computational mechanics papers on both solid and fluid mechanics as well as electromagnetics, acoustics, heat transfer and other interdisciplinary problems. Topics covered include theoretical developments, numerical analysis, intelligent and adaptive solution strategies and practical applications.


For mechanical and structural engineers, materials technologists and physicists.

Table of Contents

(partial) Mathematical aspects: Heat conduction analysis using single layer heat potential, K Onishi. A variational approach to boundary element methods, C Polizzotto & M Zito. BEM formulations for body forces using particular integrals, P K Banerjee & D P Henry. Numerical aspects: The error estimation of the boundary element method on the multi-regional and non-linear potential problems, T Takeda & T Kuwahara. The use of continuous finite elements in electron optics, R Pusenjak & M Oblak. Comparison of the boundary collocation and the boundary element methods, J A Kolodziej & G Musielak. Efficient numerical integration for boundary integral methods in two-dimensional and axisymmetric potential problems, H Tsuboi & Y Asatomi. Improved Galerkin methods for integral equations on polygons and polyhedral surfaces, E P Stephan. A self-adaptive boundary element technique for 2-D potential analysis, J J Rencis & K-Y Jong. BEASY - an advanced boundary element analysis system, H Mizoguchi et al. Potential problems: An analysis of the axisymmetric modified Helmhotz equation by using the boundary element method, M Tsuchimoto et al. Elasticity: Application of advanced BEM code to three-dimensional stress analysis and fracture mechanics analysis, T A Cruse & S T Raveendra. BIEM for crack problems and application to the fracture process zone in concrete, ceramics and rock, H Horii. A fundamental solution and boundary element method for torsion problems of a bonded dissimilar elastic solid, H Hasegawa. 3D-BEM analysis of surface cracks by supercomputer, T Miyoshi & M Shiratori. Boundary integral equation of a three-dimensional semi-infinite crack, F G Benitez & A J Rosakis.


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