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Development of finite element procedures for fluid-structure interaction

Liu, Wing Kam (1980) Development of finite element procedures for fluid-structure interaction. California Institute of Technology . (Unpublished)

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In this thesis the development of finite element procedures for fluid-structure interaction problems is presented. The areas upon which attention is focused are: numerical transient algorithms which emphasize implicit-explicit finite element concepts; finite element kinematical descriptions for modelling fluid subdomains in fluidstructure interaction problems; finite element methodology for nearly incompressible fluids and solids, and beam, plate and shell structures based upon theories which include transverse shear deformations; and finite rotation effects in numerical integration of rate constitutive equations arising in large-deformation analysis. All these nonlinear methodologies have been integrated into a working finite element computer code. A number of numerical examples are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of these approaches.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Additional Information:PhD, 1981: PB 184078
Group:Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory
Record Number:CaltechEERL:1980.EERL-80-06
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Deposited On:25 Sep 2001
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