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Hamburg, 2 - 3 October 2021

The course will take place at room D2.022 of the D building placed at the Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH).

The onsite participants will be required to fulfill the COVID-19 requirements and restrictions in force at the Hamburg University at the time of the course. Currently, it is required to be either:

  • Vaccinated (EU Digital COVID Certificate)

  • Recovered from COVID-19

  • Tested with rapid antigen test

Here below you can find the program of the lectures for the two days of the course.

Morning

10:00 – 10:30

Registration

10:30 – 11:00

Introduction to Particles Course

M.Cremonesi / A.Franci / E.Oρate

11:00 – 12:30

Bases of Computational Mechanics

  • Eulerian and Lagrangian description of continuum

  • Mesh-based vs meshless methods

  • Finite element modeling

  • Implicit/explicit time integration

M. Cremonesi

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Afternoon

13:30 – 15:30

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)

  • Governing equations and kernels

  • Implementation

  • Application to Engineering problems

A. Crespo

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 18.00

Material Point Method (MPM)

  • MPM theory

  • MPM in structural mechanics

  • MPM in geomechanics

  • Coupled problems with MPM

A.Larese

Morning

09:00 – 10:30

Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM)

  • PFEM theory

  • Free-surface fluid flows modeling

  • Fluid-structure interaction and thermal-coupled problems

  • PFEM for non-linear solid mechanics

A. Franci / J.M. Carbonell

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45

PFEM for Non-Linear Solid Mechanics

11.45 – 12.30

PFEM-2

  • PFEM-2 theory

  • Large time step analysis

J.M. Gimenez

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Afternoon

13.30 – 16:00

Discrete Element Method (DEM)

  • DEM theory

  • Bonded DEM

  • DEM-CFD analysis

  • DEM-solid interaction

M.Dosta / M.A Celigueta

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00

Fundamentals of other Particle Methods

  • Lattice-Boltzmann Method (LBM)

  • Moving Particle Simulation (MPS)

  • Reproducing Kernel Particle Method (RKPM)

M. Cremonesi

17:00 – 17:30

Final considerations and open discussion



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