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The Boundary Contour Method for Magneto-Electro-Elastic Media with Linear Boundary Elements

Aimin Jiang1,2, Haojiang Ding2

Correspondence author. West Branch of Zhejiang University ofTechnology, Zhejiang Quzhou, 324000, P. R. China. E-mail ad-dress: jam@vip.sina.com
Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,310027, P. R. China

Computers, Materials & Continua 2006, 3(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmc.2007.003.001

Abstract

This paper presents a development of the boundary contour method (BCM) for magneto-electro-elastic media. Firstly, the divergence-free of the integrand of the magneto- electro-elastic boundary element is proved. Secondly, the boundary contour method formulations are obtained by introducing linear shape functions and Green's functions (Computers & Structures, 82(2004):1599-1607) for magneto-electro-elastic media and using the rigid body motion solution to regularize the BCM and avoid computation of the corner tensor. The BCM is applied to the problem of magneto-electro-elastic media. Finally, numerical solutions for illustrative examples are compared with exact ones and those of the conventional boundary element method (BEM). The numerical results of the BCM coincide very well with the exact solution, and the feasibility and efficiency of the method are verified.

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A. . Jiang and H. . Ding, "The boundary contour method for magneto-electro-elastic media with linear boundary elements," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 3, no.1, pp. 1–12, 2006.



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