Introduction To Computational Plasticity

Hardcover | July 15, 2005

byFionn Dunne, Nik Petrinic

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This book gives an introduction to computational plasticity and includes the kinematics of large deformations, together with relevant continuum mechanics. Central to the book is its focus on computational plasticity, and we cover an introduction to the finite element method which includes bothquasi-static and dynamic problems. We then go on to describe explicit and implicit implementations of plasticity models in to finite element software. Throughout the book, we describe the general, multiaxial form of the theory but uniquely, wherever possible, reduce the equations to their simplest,uniaxial form to develop understanding of the general theory and, we hope, physical insight. We provide several examples of implicit and explicit implementations of von Mises time-independent and visco-plasticity in to the commercial code ABAQUS (including the fortran coding), which should proveinvaluable to research students and practising engineers developing ABAQUS 'UMATs'. The book bridges the gap between undergraduate material on plasticity and existing advanced texts on nonlinear computational mechanics, which makes it ideal for students and practising engineers alike. It introducesa range of engineering applications, including superplasticity, porous plasticity, cyclic plasticity and thermo-mechanical fatigue, to emphasize the subject's relevance and importance.

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This book gives an introduction to computational plasticity and includes the kinematics of large deformations, together with relevant continuum mechanics. Central to the book is its focus on computational plasticity, and we cover an introduction to the finite element method which includes bothquasi-static and dynamic problems. We then ...

Dr Fionn Dunne is Reader in Engineering Science, University of Oxford Dr Nik Petrinic is Lecturer in Engineering Science, University of Oxford
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.74 inPublished:July 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198568266

ISBN - 13:9780198568261

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Table of Contents

1. Microplasticity2. Continuum Plasticity3. Kinematics of Large Deformations and Continuum Mechanics4. The Finite Element Method for Static and Dynamic Plasticity5. Implicit and Explicit Integration of von Mises Plasticity6. Implementation of Plasticity Models in to Finite Element Code7. Superplasticity8. Porous Plasticity: the Duva and Crow Model9. Creep in an Aero-Engine Combustor Material10. Cyclic Plasticity, Creep and TMFA. Elements of Tensor AlgebraB. Fortran Coding available via the OUP web site

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