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Finite Element Modelling of Hyperelastic Material under 2D Plane Strain Conditions

I am currently working on writing a MATLAB code for running a finite element simulation of a hyperelastic material in 2D. Since I am building this simulation as a part of a fluid-structure interaction ...
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Advantages of using BEM for contact problem over FEM

Are there any advantages of using BEM (Boundary Element Method) for contact problem over FEM (Finite Element Method) apart from lesser computational cost?
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What are the prerequisites and resources to self-learn the Boundary Element Method for Contact Mechanics problems?

What are the prerequisites to learning BEM? In which order is it advisable to learn BEM and FEM - either one before the other, or does it not matter? What are some good resources to self-learn BEM? P....
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Conserved current for a 1d oscillator using Maple

I found out the conserved current for harmonic oscillator with angular frequency 1, particle falling in gravity close to ground ($g=1$) using maple. I'm unable to understand the result: $$J[t](t, x(t)...
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Computationnal Mechanics : Three Bodies contact problem with ALM

I am facing an issue with convergence of a contact problem consisting of three successive bars, as presented below. A force is applied on the right hand of the first bar so there is contact between ...
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Scientific computing code development hands on introduction

I have a background in Computational Mechanics but my knowledge remains very user-oriented. What I mean by that is that I have a fairely good knowledge about how to use a commercial engineering ...
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