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Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 269–276 | Cite as

Symmetric formulation of tangential stiffnesses for non-associated viscoplasticity with an implicit time integration scheme

  • Xiong Wen-lin
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Abstract

A numerical scheme is presented which enables the use of symmetric equation solvers in tangential stiffness programs for non-associated viscoplastic materials.

Key words

viscoplasticity non-associated tangential stiffnesses symmetric 

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© Shanghai University of Technology (SUT) 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiong Wen-lin
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  1. 1.Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electric EngineeringWuhan

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