On the Numerical Implementation of BEM for Axisymmetric Elasticity

  • M. Guiggiani
  • P. Casalini
Part of the Boundary Elements book series (BOUNDARY, volume 8)


The extension of the Boundary Element Method (BEM) to axisymmetric elastic problems was first investigated by Mayr1 and in particular by Cruse et al.2, who extended the ‘fictitious load’ approach to the more general BEM approach by using the fundamental solution developed by Kermanidis3. A rather comprehensive description of the BEM for axisymmetric elastic problems has been recently presented in Brebbia, Telles and Wrobel4 and in Telles5.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Guiggiani
    • 1
  • P. Casalini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Costruzioni Meccaniche e NucleariUniversita’ di PisaPisaItaly

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