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An efficient meshless method for fracture analysis of cracks
Abstract This paper presents an efficient meshless method for analyzing linear-elastic cracked structures subject to single- or mixed-mode loading conditions. The method involves an element-freeExpand
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Mesh-free analysis of cracks in isotropic functionally graded materials
This paper presents a Galerkin-based meshless method for calculating stress-intensity factors (SIFs) for a stationary crack in two-dimensional functionally graded materials of arbitrary geometry. TheExpand
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A coupled meshless-finite element method for fracture analysis of cracks
This paper presents a coupling technique for integrating the element-free Galerkin method (EFGM) with the traditional finite element method (FEM) for analyzing linear-elastic cracked structuresExpand
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A perturbation method for stochastic meshless analysis in elastostatics
A stochastic meshless method is presented for solving boundary-value problems in linear elasticity that involves random material properties. The material property was modelled as a homogeneous randomExpand
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An element-free Galerkin method for probabilistic mechanics and reliability
A stochastic element-free Galerkin method was developed for reliability analysis of linear-elastic structures with spatially varying random material properties. A random field representing materialExpand
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Probabilistic fracture mechanics by Galerkin meshless methods – part I: rates of stress intensity factors
Abstract This is the first in a series of two papers generated from a study on probabilistic meshless analysis of cracks. In this paper (Part I), a Galerkin-based meshless method is presented forExpand
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Closed‐form solution for the orientation field in a center‐gated disk
The orientation field induced by the steady, radially diverging, Newtonian flow between flat, parallel disks is studied. Exact solution for the three‐dimensional rotation of a rigid, hydrodynamicallyExpand
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Fractal finite element method based shape sensitivity analysis of multiple crack system
This paper presents fractal finite element based continuum shape sensitivity analysis for a multiple crack system in a homogeneous, isotropic, and two dimensional linear-elastic body subjected toExpand
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Dynamics of vehicle–pavement system based on a viscoelastic Euler–Bernoulli beam model
ABSTRACT This paper focusses on the effects produced by the viscoelastic modelling of pavement on the dynamics of vehicle–pavement coupled system. The pavement is modelled as a two-layer finiteExpand
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