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@inproceedings{Ko2008ApplicationOS, title={Application of Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method on Elastostatic Neumann Problems}, author={Yik Yan Ko and Chun Huei Chen}, year={2008} }

- Published 2008

When Symmetric Galerkin boundary element method (SGBEM) is applied to Neumann problems, the displacement solution cannot be uniquely determined because of the inevitable rigid-body-motion term involved. In this paper, this phenomenon is discussed, and methods for the removal of rigid body motions are introduced and investigated. In geotechnical engineering, half-space problems are encountered quite often, and most of them are Neumann problems. In this study, SGBEM is used to analyze half-space… CONTINUE READING

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