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Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics

Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics
91 Volumes | 2001 - 2020

Description

This series aims to report new developments in applied and computational mechanics - quickly, informally and at a high level. This includes the fields of fluid, solid and structural mechanics, dynamics and control, and related disciplines. The applied methods can be of analytical, numerical and computational nature. The series scope includes monographs, professional books, selected contributions from specialized conferences or workshops, edited volumes, as well as outstanding advanced textbooks.

Indexed by EI-Compendex, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt Math, Ulrich´s, Current Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Reviews and MetaPress.

All books of the series Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics

2020 | Book

Recent Developments of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics in Theory and Practice

This book provides essential insights into recent developments in fundamental geotechnical engineering research. Special emphasis is given to a new family of constitutive soil description methods, which take into account the recent loading history …

2020 | Book

The Isogeometric Boundary Element Method

This book discusses the introduction of isogeometric technology to the boundary element method (BEM) in order to establish an improved link between simulation and computer aided design (CAD) that does not require mesh generation. In the …

2020 | Book

Virtual Design and Validation

This book provides an overview of the experimental characterization of materials and their numerical modeling, as well as the development of new computational methods for virtual design. Its 17 contributions are divided into four main sections: …

2020 | Book

Flexible Engineering Toward Green Aircraft

CAE Tools for Sustainable Mobility

This book discusses the recent advances in aircraft design methodologies. It provides an overview of topics such as shape optimization, robust design and aeroelasticity, focusing on fluid-structure numerical methodologies to address static and …

2019 | Book

Cosserat Continuum Mechanics

With Applications to Granular Media

This textbook explores the theory of Cosserat continuum mechanics, and covers fundamental tools, general laws and major models, as well as applications to the mechanics of granular media. While classical continuum mechanics is based on the axiom …

2019 | Book

Sub-structure Coupling for Dynamic Analysis

Application to Complex Simulation-Based Problems Involving Uncertainty

This book combines a model reduction technique with an efficient parametrization scheme for the purpose of solving a class of complex and computationally expensive simulation-based problems involving finite element models. These problems, which …

2019 | Book

Error Estimates for Advanced Galerkin Methods

This monograph provides a compendium of established and novel error estimation procedures applied in the field of Computational Mechanics. It also includes detailed derivations of these procedures to offer insights into the concepts used to …

2018 | Book

Anisotropic Elasticity

This book presents a modern and unconventional introduction to anisotropy. The first part presents a general description of Anisotropic Elasticity theories while the second part focuses on the polar formalism: the theoretical bases and results are …

2018 | Book

Biomedical Technology

Modeling, Experiments and Simulation

This book provides an overview of new mathematical models, computational simulations and experimental tests in the field of biomedical technology, and covers a wide range of current research and challenges. The first part focuses on the virtual …

2018 | Book

Multiscale Modeling of Heterogeneous Structures

This book provides an overview of multiscale approaches and homogenization procedures as well as damage evaluation and crack initiation, and addresses recent advances in the analysis and discretization of heterogeneous materials. It also …


2018 | Book

Modeling and Simulation of Functionalized Materials for Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing: Continuous and Discrete Media

Continuum and Discrete Element Methods

Within the last decade, several industrialized countries have stressed the importance of advanced manufacturing to their economies. Many of these plans have highlighted the development of additive manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing …

2017 | Book

Holistic Simulation of Geotechnical Installation Processes

Theoretical Results and Applications

This book provides recent developments and improvements in the modeling as well as application examples and is a complementary work to the previous Lecture Notes Vols. 77 and 80. It summarizes the fundamental work from scientists dealing with the …

2017 | Book

Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric Solids with Interface Cracks

This book provides a comprehensive study of cracks situated at the interface of two piezoelectric materials. It discusses different electric boundary conditions along the crack faces, in particular the cases of electrically permeable, impermeable …


2016 | Book

The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles III

Trucks, Buses and Trains

This volume contains papers presented at the International conference “The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles III: Trucks, Buses and Trains” held in Potsdam, Germany, September 12-17, 2010 by Engineering Conferences International (ECI). Leading scient

2016 | Book

Holistic Simulation of Geotechnical Installation Processes

Benchmarks and Simulations

This book examines in detail the entire process involved in implementing geotechnical projects, from a well-defined initial stress and deformation state, to the completion of the installation process. The individual chapter

2016 | Book

Innovative Numerical Approaches for Multi-Field and Multi-Scale Problems

In Honor of Michael Ortiz's 60th Birthday

This book provides readers with a detailed insight into diverse and exciting recent developments in computational solid mechanics, documenting new perspectives and horizons. The topics addressed cover a wide range of current research, from …

2015 | Book

Biomedical Technology

During the last years computational methods lead to new approaches that can be applied within medical practice. Based on the tremendous advances in medical imaging and high-performance computing, virtual testing is able to help in medical decision

2015 | Book

Geometric Continuum Mechanics and Induced Beam Theories

This research monograph discusses novel approaches to geometric continuum mechanics and introduces beams as constraint continuous bodies. In the coordinate free and metric independent geometric formulation of continuum mechanics as well as for bea

2015 | Book

Integral Transform Techniques for Green's Function

This book describes mathematical techniques for integral transforms in a detailed but concise manner. The techniques are subsequently applied to the standard partial differential equations, such as the Laplace equation, the wave equation and elast

2015 | Book

Holistic Simulation of Geotechnical Installation Processes

Numerical and Physical Modelling

The book provides suitable methods for the simulations of boundary value problems of geotechnical installation processes with reliable prediction for the deformation behavior of structures in static or dynamic interaction with the soil.

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