In this chapter a simple, yet efficient, FORTRAN computer program for two-dimensional (plane Strain/Stress) problems is described. The code is implemented with linear boundary elements, i.e. linear interpolation functions for boundary tractions and displacements. In order to keep the chapter self-contained, a summary of the theory required is presented together with a complete description of each subroutine, so that the interested reader will find useful means of getting started with the technique and in the future will also be able to modify or adapt the code according to his/her own needs.
KeywordsBoundary Element Boundary Element Method Boundary Node Internal Point Element Connectivity
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