Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 397–405 | Cite as

Isogeometric analysis of coupled thermo-elastodynamic problems under cyclic thermal shock

  • Asghar Amani DashlejehEmail author
Research Article


The isogeometric analysis (IGA) method was extended for the solution of the coupled thermoelastodynamic equations. The dimensionless formulation was accepted in discretization of the uncoupled and coupled thermoelasticity equations and the Generalized Newmark method was used in the time integration procedure. First, the performance of the proposed method was verified against a two-dimensional benchmark example subjected to constant thermal shock with available exact analytical solutions. Then a two-dimensional half-space benchmark example under thermal shock was solved. Finally, cyclic thermal shock (CTS) loading was applied on the half-space problem. The results dedicated that IGA can be used as a suitable approach in the analysis of the general thermomechanical problems.


isogeometric analysis coupled thermo-elastodynamic dynamic analysis generalized newmark cyclic thermal shock 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of Mohaghegh ArdabiliArdabilIran

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