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    An Orphan-cell-free Overset Method Based on Meshless MLS Approximation for Coupled Analysis of Overlapping Finite Element Substructures

    Dong Ju Woo1, Jin Oh Yang1, Beom-Soo Kim1, Seungsoo Lee1, Jin Yeon Cho2

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.30, No.3, pp. 149-162, 2008, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2008.030.149

    Abstract A new orphan-cell-free overset method is proposed to carry out the coupled analysis of overlapping finite element substructures. In the proposed overset method, the meshless MLS (Moving Least Squares) approximation is used to obtain the boundary data for the overlapped interface, whereas the Lagrange interpolation scheme has been commonly used in the conventional overset methods. The meshless character of MLS approximation makes it possible to overcome the problem of orphan-cell, which is often encountered in the conventional overset methods. Further, a new connectivity matrix solution procedure is developed to reduce the computational time in the coupled analysis as a part… More >

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    Plane Wave Analysis of Panel Wedges

    T. Kar, M.L. Munjal1

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.27, No.1&2, pp. 37-48, 2008, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2008.027.037

    Abstract In the present work, a wedge structure made of absorbing panels has been analyzed by making use of the matrizant analysis with the help of the Boundary-Condition-Transfer (BCT) algorithm. The rectangular panel wedge, as it is called in this manuscript, is simple in geometry. The theoretical model, based on the plane wave acoustical coupling between multiple interacting ducts of variable cross sectional area, is applied to predict the pressure reflection coefficient of the present wedge configuration. Bulk reaction and hence wave propagation in the wedge material has been assumed in the proposed model. An asymptotic solution using the Peano-Baker series… More >

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    Finite Element Analyses of Dynamic Problems Using Graphics Hardware

    Atsuya Oishi1, Shinobu Yoshimura2

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.25, No.2, pp. 115-132, 2008, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2008.025.115

    Abstract This paper describes the finite element analyses of dynamic problems using graphics hardware. The graphics hardware, known as GPU that is an acronym of Graphics Processing Unit, was first developed only for processing 3D computer graphics. However it has obtained both flexible programmability using a high-level shader programming language such as OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL), and has also obtained fast numerical processing ability of over 160 GFLOPS that is much faster than CPU. In this paper, GPU is utilized for the finite element analyses of dynamic problems. Two different computational tasks in the dynamic finite element analyses are implemented to… More >

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    New Integrating Methods for Time-Varying Linear Systems and Lie-Group Computations

    Chein-Shan Liu1

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.20, No.3, pp. 157-176, 2007, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2007.020.157

    Abstract In many engineering applications the Lie group calculation is very important. With this in mind, the subject of this paper is for an in-depth investigation of time-varying linear systems, and its accompanied Lie group calculations. In terms of system matrix A in Eq. (11) and a one-order lower fundamental solution matrix associated with the sub-state matrix function Ass, we propose two methods to nilpotentlize the time-varying linear systems. As a consequence, we obtain two different calculations of the general linear group. Then, the nilpotent systems are further transformed to a unique new system Ż(t) = B(t)Z(t), which having a… More >

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    A New Quasi-Unsymmetric Sparse Linear Systems Solver for Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method (MLPG)

    Weiran Yuan1, Pu Chen1,2, Kaishin Liu1,3

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.17, No.2, pp. 115-134, 2007, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2007.017.115

    Abstract In this paper we propose a direct solution method for the quasi-unsymmetric sparse matrix (QUSM) arising in the Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin method (MLPG). QUSM, which is conventionally treated as a general unsymmetric matrix, is unsymmetric in its numerical values, but nearly symmetric in its nonzero distribution of upper and lower triangular portions. MLPG employs trial and test functions in different functional spaces in the local domain weak form of governing equations. Consequently the stiffness matrix of the resultant linear system is a QUSM. The new solver for QUSM conducts a two-level unrolling technique for LDU factorization method and can be… More >

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    BIE Method for 3D Problems of Rigid Disk-Inclusion and Crack Interaction in Elastic Matrix

    V.V. Mykhas’kiv1, O.I. Stepanyuk2

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.10, No.1, pp. 45-64, 2005, DOI:10.3970/cmes.2005.010.045

    Abstract The 3D elastostatic problem for an infinite remotely loaded matrix containing a finite number of arbitrarily located rigid disk-inclusions and plane cracks is solved by the boundary integral equation (BIE) method. Its boundary integral formulation is achieved by the superposition principle with the subsequent integral representations of superposition terms through surface integrals, which should satisfy the displacement linearity conditions in the inclusion domains and load-free conditions in the crack domains. The subtraction technique in the conjunction with mapping technique under taking into account the structure of the solution at the edges of inhomogeneities is applied for the regularization of BIE… More >

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    A Reasonable Approach for the Development of Shale Gas Wells with Consideration of the Stress Sensitivity

    Jin Pang1,*, Di Luo2, Haohong Gao3, Jie Liang4, Yuanyuan Huang1, Qi Liu3

    FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, Vol.15, No.1, pp. 39-51, 2019, DOI:10.32604/fdmp.2019.06136

    Abstract High-pressure deep shale gas reservoirs are usually highly stress-sensitive. When the reasonable production mode of shale gas well is built, the impact of strong stress sensitivity should be fully considered. First, this study calculated the relationship between permeability and formation pressure under different elastic modulus based on the shale lithology of Long Ma Xi formation in Sichuan Basin by testing and analysing the mechanical parameters of the rock. According to numerical simulation result, when the elastic modulus exceeds 14.0 GPa, the stress sensitivity of the matrix will slight affect the cumulative gas production of shale gas. Second, the changing relation… More >

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    A Rate Dependent Constitutive Model for Glass-Fibre / Epoxy-Matrix Woven Fabrics

    S. Marguet1, P. Rozycki1, L. Gornet1

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.4, No.3, pp. 119-136, 2006, DOI:10.3970/cmc.2006.004.119

    Abstract This paper deals with the modelling until rupture of composite structures made of glass-fibre / epoxy-resin woven fabrics submitted to dynamic loadings. The model is built at the mesoscale of the elementary ply. It takes into account the slightly nonlinear brittle behaviour of the fibres under tensile sollicitations, their nonlinear behaviour in compression as well as the strongly non linear and irreversible behaviour of the ply in shear. Strain rate effects are also introduced and special attention is paid to the objectivity of the model in the context of finite element calculation. Therefore the choice of a delayed damage mesomodel… More >

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    Optimization Algorithm for Reduction the Size of Dixon Resultant Matrix: A Case Study on Mechanical Application

    Shang Zhang1, *, Seyedmehdi Karimi2, Shahaboddin Shamshirband3, 4, *, Amir Mosavi5,6

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.58, No.2, pp. 567-583, 2019, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2019.02795

    Abstract In the process of eliminating variables in a symbolic polynomial system, the extraneous factors are referred to the unwanted parameters of resulting polynomial. This paper aims at reducing the number of these factors via optimizing the size of Dixon matrix. An optimal configuration of Dixon matrix would lead to the enhancement of the process of computing the resultant which uses for solving polynomial systems. To do so, an optimization algorithm along with a number of new polynomials is introduced to replace the polynomials and implement a complexity analysis. Moreover, the monomial multipliers are optimally positioned to multiply each of the… More >

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    An Entity-Association-Based Matrix Factorization Recommendation Algorithm

    Gongshen Liu1, Kui Meng1,*, Jiachen Ding1, Jan P. Nees1, Hongyi Guo1, Xuewen Zhang1

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.58, No.1, pp. 101-120, 2019, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2019.03898

    Abstract Collaborative filtering is the most popular approach when building recommender systems, but the large scale and sparse data of the user-item matrix seriously affect the recommendation results. Recent research shows the user’s social relations information can improve the quality of recommendation. However, most of the current social recommendation algorithms only consider the user's direct social relations, while ignoring potential users’ interest preference and group clustering information. Moreover, project attribute is also important in item rating. We propose a recommendation algorithm which using matrix factorization technology to fuse user information and project information together. We first detect the community structure using… More >

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