Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics June 14–17, 2005  

Developments in extended differential quadrature-based discrete element analysis methods and time integration schemes

C.N. Chen
Department of Systems and Naval Mechatronic Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan

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The extended differential quadrature has been used to develop discrete element analysis methods and direct time integration schemes for solving continuum mechanics problems having arbitrary domain configuration. The concepts are stated briefly. Certain numerical results are presented.

Keywords:  Differential quadrature; Generic differential quadrature; Extended differential quadrature; DQ-generated EDQ model; Differential quadrature element method; Generalized differential quadrature element method; Differential quadrature finite difference method

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