# On Distributed Processing Applications in Finite Element Analysis

*Computer architectures may be classified by the relationship between their instruction and data streams (SISD, SIMD, MISD, MIMD) and the locality of memory (shared, local). Distributed...*

On a Micromechanical Basis of Stochastic Constitutive Laws

*A procedure for derivation of stochastic constitutive laws is outlined on the basis of graph-representable linear elastic microstructures. Central to the procedure is the concept of a...*

Nonisothermal Viscoplasticity

*A nonisothermal theory of viscoplasticity is formulated for a medium subjected to finite deformation. The basic system of equations consists of the laws of conservation of linear and angular...*

Stochastic Response of a Caster-Mounted System

*The response statistics of a caster-mounted system with white noise excitation are estimated using the generalized equivalent linearization method. The displacement and velocity covariances...*

Frictional Aspect of Rocking-Sliding of a Rigid Block with Surface Impact

*During the very short time of impact between a rigid rectangular block and a rigid foundation, the interface pressure distribution varies with time in a complicated manner. Due to this...*

Estimating Damage and its Influence on Fracture Toughness

*To estimate damage in a quantitative manner, a technique used whereby six values of linear strain are measured on a material element as a function of hydrostatic pressure. The high precision...*

First Order Importance Sampling Method and its Variance Reduction

*This paper proposes an Importance Sampling method for structural system reliability problems with linearized modal failure surfaces. It has the advantage of locating all samples in the...*

Nonstationary Response Characteristics of Linear MDOF Systems

*A new approximate methodology for nonstationary random vibration analysis of multi-degree-of-freedom linear systems is developed. Simple analytical expressions for the covariance response...*

Highly Accurate Adaptive hp-Methods for Linear Elastostatics

*A new class of highly accurate, self-adaptive computational methods for two- and three-dimensional elastostatics problems is presented which can deliver solutions to general boundary-value...*

The Theory of Elasticity: 1950-1992 and Beyond: Concluding Remarks

*Forty years ago the theory of elasticity could be completely characterized by A.E.H.Love in his monumental treatise as an effort to reduce to calculation the internal state of stress produced...*

Bifurcations and Chaos in Structural Control

*We study a harmonically forced oscillator with nonlinear soft spring subjected to a linear feedback control with time delay. This system can be written as a three dimensional dynamical...*

Reduced Basis Technique for Nonlinear Vibrations of Composite Panels

*A reduced basis technique and a computational procedure are developed for the nonlinear free vibrations of composite panels. The computational procedure can be conveniently divided into...*

Inflation Instability of Cylindrical Membranes

*A new procedure which investigates inflation instability of cylindrical nonlinear membranes is developed. The general characteristics of inflation instability are described. An efficient...*

Generalized Isoparametric Coordinate Determination Scheme for Finite Element Mesh Generation

*A simple and accurate scheme for determining the coordinates of node points located within the interior of planer regions discretized with quadrilateral elements is described. A novel...*

Parallelism, Object Oriented Programming Methods, Portable Software and C++

LAN Ho! Structural Analysis on a Network

Nonlinear Structural Analysis on a Distributed System

Structural Optimization in a Distributed Computing Environment

Three-Dimensional Eulerian-Lagrangian Transport Model

*An Eulerian-Lagrangian algorithm, based on operator-splitting techniques has been formulated for the three-dimensional advection-diffusion equation. This combines the advantage of a fixed...*

Lagrangian Transport Simulation Using Video Images to Store and Retrieve Parameters

*A new technique based on Video Images for Storing and Retrieving parameters (VISR) and its application to model pollutant transport using the Lagrangian discrete parcel method is presented....*

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