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Programme

Day 1 September 3th


9.00-11.00 
Computational plasticity - Basic principles and theory, D. Peric 
ˇ Introduction to elasto-plasticity and viscoplasticity
ˇ The basic approach to incremental solution - consistent linearisation
ˇ Finite element modelling

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-13.30 
Elasto-plasticity/viscoplasticity with finite strains, D. Peric and E. A. de Souza Neto 
ˇ Fundamentals
ˇ Constitutive modelling - Hyperelastic & plasticity relations
ˇ Operator split methodology for numerical integration of the constitutive model
ˇ Mesh adaptivity procedures

13.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-16.30 
Further issues in plasticity modelling, E. A. de Souza Neto 
ˇ Treatment of singular and other yield surfaces
ˇ Element formulation for near-incompressibility

16.30-17.00 Coffee

17.00-18.00 
Explicit time integration procedures for solids and shells, E. Oņate 
ˇ Finite element formulation and implementation
ˇ Applications to metal forming problems


Day 2 September 4th


9.00-10.00 
Thermo-mechanical problems with frictional contact, C. Agelet de Saracibar 
ˇ Fundamentals formulation
ˇ Finite element formulation
ˇ Applications to metal forming problems

10.00-11.00 
Plastic damage approach to fatigue analysis, S. Oller
ˇ Concepts of fatigue damage
ˇ Computational formulation
ˇ Numerical examples

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.30 
FE approaches to tensile fracture, M. Cervera 
ˇ Discrete and smeared approaches
ˇ Weak and strong discontinuities
ˇ Local and non-local models
ˇ Numerical examples

12.30-13.30 
Discrete element approaches to multi-fracturing solids, D.R.J. Owen
ˇ Fundamentals of discrete elements
ˇ Continuum to discrete transformation
ˇ Coupled field problems
ˇ Numerical examples

13.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-16.30 
Introduction to multi-scale modelling, E.A. de Souza Neto
ˇ Fundamentals
ˇ Computational modelling
ˇ Applications

16.30-17.30 
General discussion & Course closure

 

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