Peridynamic augmented XFEM

Mehmet Dorduncu, Atila Barut, Erdogan Madenci, Nam Phan

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1 Scopus citations

Abstract

This study presents an approach to augment the eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM) with peridynamic interaction of material points within each element. The derivatives of the displacement components at each material point are computed by employing the peridynamic differential operator. It is always free of singular strain field regardless of the presence of discontinuity or singularity. By monitoring the stretch between the peridynamic material points, the interactions can be removed to nucleate and guide the crack. The appropriate enrichment functions are activated based on the crack propagation path prior to the next incremental load step. The total number of nodal unknowns remains the same, and the PD calculations do not require the solution of any additional equations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 2017
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA
ISBN (Print)9781624104534
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
Event58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 2017 - Grapevine, United States
Duration: Jan 9 2017Jan 13 2017

Publication series

Name58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 2017

Other

Other58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 2017
CountryUnited States
CityGrapevine
Period1/9/171/13/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Architecture

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