Accession Number : ADA295613

Title :   Research and Development of the P-Version of the Finite Element Method.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 15 Nov 91-14 Nov 94,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s) : Katz, I. N. ; Szabo, Barna A.

PDF Url : ADA295613

Report Date : 14 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The research accomplishments in this project include: parallel implementation of the p-version, development of multi-p methods and multi-p conditioning, study of the conditioning of global stiffness matrices, investigation of the problem of model selection, numerical analysis of material interface singularities in two dimensions, and extraction of generalized stress intensity factors using the principle of complementary energy. (AN)

Descriptors :   *MATHEMATICAL MODELS, *STRUCTURAL MECHANICS, STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS, ALGORITHMS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, GLOBAL, COMPUTATIONS, STRESS ANALYSIS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, STIFFNESS, ENERGY, INTENSITY, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, CONVERGENCE, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, APPLIED MATHEMATICS, ITERATIONS.

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Operations Research
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE