By Samit Roy
''This publication offers a greater realizing of the theories organization with finite point types of elastic and viscoelastic reaction of polymers and polymer composites. in keeping with the authors unique paintings within the topic region over the past 3 a long time, it covers computational modeling of polymers and polymeric composites. It starts with a evaluate of mathematical preliminaries, equations of anisotropic elasticity, then offers finite aspect research of viscoelastic fabrics and the diffusion strategy in polymers and polymeric composites. The e-book presents a reference for engineers and scientists and will be used as a textbook in graduate course Read more...
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17) forms the basis for two- or three-dimensional finite element models 0p based on the total Lagrangian formulation. 17) where Ek0p are the Green–Lagrange strain tensor components defined in Eq. 2). 5 Updated Lagrangian Formulation In the updated Lagrangian formulation, all quantities are referred to the latest known configuration, namely Cp . Hence, the virtual work statement in Eq. 10) must be recast in terms of quantities referred to Cp . We use the identities c σij δecij dVc = Vc Vp fic δui dVc = Vc Vp tci δui dSc = Sc Sp where quantities with superscript and Cp .
3. FINITE ELEMENT MODELS OF NONLINEAR CONTINUA where S0 is the (Kirchhoff) stress increment tensor and S1 is the updated (Kirchhoff) stress increment tensor. 8) The infinitesimal strain tensors ep and ec are energetically conjugate to the Cauchy stress tensors σ p and σ c , respectively. 3 Principle of Virtual Displacements The principle of virtual displacements requires that the total external virtual work done on a body and the internal virtual work stored in the body should be equal to zero.
Thus, the principle of virtual displacements is more general and it applies to all material bodies independent of their constitutive behavior. The Euler equations resulting from the principle of virtual displacements are always in terms of the stresses, whereas those from the principle of minimum total potential energy are in terms of the strains or displacements. , time-dependent problems, is straightforward, and it is known as Hamilton’s principle. 24) It can be shown that the application of Hamilton’s principle to three-dimensional elastic body yields Eq.