Shock and Vibration

Shock and Vibration / 1993 / Article

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Volume 1 |Article ID 179676 |

Ted Belytschko, Sang-Ho Lee, I-Sheng Yeh, Jerry I. Lin, Chen-Shyh Tsay, James M. Kennedy, "Adaptivity in Crashworthiness Calculations", Shock and Vibration, vol. 1, Article ID 179676, 10 pages, 1993.

Adaptivity in Crashworthiness Calculations


h-Adaptive finite element methods for nonlinear transient analysis by explicit time integration are described. Examples are given of adaptive calculations for simple components and prototype calculations for a full car model. h-Adaptivity offers substantial reductions in data preparation costs and improvements in accuracy.

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