Analysing 2D Elastic and Elastoplastic Problems with the Element Free Galerkin Method

  • Z. SendiEmail author
  • H. BelHadjSalah
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The paper is devoted to numerical modelling elastic and elastoplastic problems using the Element Free Galerkin method (EFG) based on the Moving Least Square approximation (MLS). Numerical calculations are done for a number of beams and simulated using both the Finite Element Method (FEM) and the Element Free Galerkin one (EFG). Using both methods, the displacements, strains and stresses are compared. The results of this study are presented in the forms of figures and tables.


Element free galerkin Moving least square Elastoplasticity Dynamique explicit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LGM/ENIM, Laboratory of Mechanical Engineering, National Engineers School of MonastirUniversity of MonastirMonastirTunisia

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