Multidimensional Singular Integral Equations in Plasticity of Isotropic Solids

  • E. G. Ladopoulos


A large class of plasticity problems can be reduced to the solution of a system of multidimensional singular integral equations. Therefore, it is of interest to evaluate numerically these systems of integral equations of the respective boundary value problem, instead of the problem itself. These numerical techniques discretize the domain of the problem under consideration into a number of elements or cells. The governing equations of the problem are then approximated over the region by functions which fully or partially satisfy the boundary conditions.


Finite Element Method Plane Stress Hollow Cylinder Singular Integral Operator Plastic Behaviour 
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  • E. G. Ladopoulos
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  1. 1.Interpaper Research OrganizationUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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