Solving Elasto-Static Problem in Plane Stress Case By Meshfree Method

Authors(2) :-Prof. Sanjaykumar D. Ambaliya, Prof. Hemal N. Lakadawala

Computational numerical simulation has increasingly become a very important approach for solving complex practical problems in engineering and science. It provides an alternative tool of scientific investigation, instead of carrying out expensive, time-consuming experiments in laboratories. Mesh free (MF) methods are among the breed of numerical analysis technique that are being vigorously developed to avoid the drawbacks that traditional methods like Finite Element method (FEM) possess. The Element Free Galerkin (EFG) method is a meshless method in which only a set of nodes and a description of modelís boundary are required to generate the discrete equations. Although it is considered meshless, the EFG utilizes a background mesh to assembly the equations system that describes the problem. In this paper the EFG method is applied to 2-D beam problem and results obtained using MATLAB program are compared with the analytical solution by using Timoshenko Beam Theory.

Authors and Affiliations

Prof. Sanjaykumar D. Ambaliya
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government Engineering College, Surat, Gujarat, India
Prof. Hemal N. Lakadawala
Department of Mechanical Engineering,Government Engineering College, Valsad, Gujarat, India

EFG, MLS shape functions, weight functions, Meshfree, Matlab

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 5 | September-October 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 445-451
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET14120
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Prof. Sanjaykumar D. Ambaliya, Prof. Hemal N. Lakadawala, " Solving Elasto-Static Problem in Plane Stress Case By Meshfree Method, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.445-451, September-October-2015.
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