Transient Elastodynamics

  • W. J. Mansur
  • C. A. Brebbia
Part of the Topics in Boundary Element Research book series (TBOU, volume 2)


Cruse and Rizzo [1–3] were the first researchers to use the boundary integral method to solve elastodynamic problems. In their approach the Laplace transform was proposed to remove the time dependence of the problem. The resulting space dependent system of equations obtained in this way is then solved for various values of the Laplace parameter using boundary elements and a numerical algorithm of inversion [4] is then employed to find the time domain solution.


Boundary Element Boundary Element Method Internal Point Reciprocal Theorem Scalar Wave Equation 
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