# FEpX -- Finite Element Polycrystals: Theory, Finite Element Formulation, Numerical Implementation and Illustrative Examples

@article{Dawson2015FEpXF, title={FEpX -- Finite Element Polycrystals: Theory, Finite Element Formulation, Numerical Implementation and Illustrative Examples}, author={Paul R. Dawson and D. Boyce}, journal={arXiv: Materials Science}, year={2015} }

FEpX is a modeling framework for computing the elastoplastic deformations of polycrystalline solids. Using the framework, one can simulate the mechanical behavior of aggregates of crystals, referred to as virtual polycrystals, over large strain deformation paths. This article presents the theory, the finite element formulation, and important features of the numerical implementation that collectively define the modeling framework. The article also provides several examples of simulating the…

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